There is an increasing demand for behavioral health services amid the pandemic. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services responded by changing the rules for telehealth services. And the U.S. Food and Drug Administration responded by changing the requirements for getting behavioral health apps on the market.
The results—investment in digital health overall, but digital behavioral health in particular, are off the charts. In the first half of 2020, $588 million in funding was distributed to behavioral health tech companies, up …
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