We are committed to caring for all members of our community regardless of social identity, including religion, race, sex, gender identity, gender expression, disability, color, age, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic status. We believe that providing the very best health care is inextricably linked with creating and sustaining an environment in which all of our community members feel acknowledged, included, and affirmed. COVID-19: We are committed to keeping our clients, staff, and community as safe as possible and minimize disruptions to care. ALL appointments for the time being will be conducted via TeleHealth.Click Here to Learn About TeleHealth
Online TelePsych virtual visits are transforming the way clients can gain access to mental and behavioral health services.
Online TelePsych virtual visits, which include psychiatry and therapy services, makes it easy for clients from anywhere in Massachusetts to receive the same psychiatric or psychological care typically offered in our physical offices via secure, HIPAA-compliant video-conferencing with our highly qualified clinical team.
Anyone! Online virtual visits may be especially helpful for clients who:
Virtual visits are conducted using a secure, web-based, HIPAA-compliant platform. Clients will need:
Yes. Clients must be physically located in Massachusetts at the time of the appointment. Clients will be asked to confirm their location at the start of each session.
Virtual visits are not appropriate for all clients. Depending on medical history, symptoms and complexity, our clinicians may determine that in-person visits are necessary for optimal care. Some insurance plans may require you to be seen in-person for your first visit only.
Most likely. Most insurance plans cover TelePsych services. Our administrative staff will verify each client’s benefits before scheduling. Tufts Health Plan currently does NOT cover TelePsych services. However, plans from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, Harvard Pilgrim, United Behavioral Health, and others often cover it.
The video-conferencing system we use is Doxy.me, a secure, HIPAA-compliant platform that is designed specifically for TeleHealth and privacy requirements. It is far more secure than standard video-conference platforms for general use.
To find out if TelePsych may be right for you, please call us at (617) 259-1895 or fill out our quick and easy online form.
Once you have a confirmed appointment, review the instructions here.
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