Best Practices in Using Telemedicine for ADHD During the COVID-19 Pandemic

 ADHD in the News 2020-03-26

Our American health care system is under an extreme strain placed upon by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The necessary precautions and safety measures undertaken have created roadblocks for individuals with psychiatric conditions to obtain care, and psychiatrists are exploring ways to best serve this population while complying with the medicolegal restrictions. Here, I will outline approaches to best leverage the use of telemedicine in a desperate time like this and discuss the most recent policy changes.