At Genoa Telepsychiatry, we increase access to behavioral healthcare across the U.S. by building telepsychiatry programs that remotely connect patients with psychiatrists & advanced psychiatric nurse practitioners. As the nation’s leading provider of outpatient telepsychiatry services, we hire, train, and integrate psychiatric providers across a range of specialties into Community Mental Health Centers, Federally Qualified Health Centers, primary care groups, substance use treatment facilities, and other organizations that treat underserved communities.
Genoa Telepsychiatry in Tennessee
In Tennessee, Genoa Telepsychiatry operates telepsychiatry programs for CMHCs, FQHCs, primary care groups, and substance use treatment facilities.
Who can be a telepsychiatrist for my organization?
Psychiatrists & APRNs: Any psychiatrist (MD/DO) or Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) with a state license in Tennessee can provide care via telepsychiatry.
How does reimbursement work for telepsychiatry in Tennessee?
Each telepsychiatry session generates the standard CPT codes for outpatient psychiatric services.
During the COVID public emergency, there is no restriction on the location of the client receiving service whether in the clinic, at their residence, or out in the community.
During the COVID public emergency, clinics billing for telehealth no longer need to be in a HPSA (Health Provider Shortage Area).
What tech does my clinic need?
Setting up telepsychiatry at your clinic is simple. The set up will require:
- A two-way video telecommunication system that allows for real-time communication between the provider and patient
- HIPAA-compliant video conferencing technology
Utilization & Program Sustainability
Utilization is the percentage of a telepsychiatrist’s time that is spent on reimbursable patient care. Tracking this number helps organizations understand the financial sustainability of their telepsychiatry program.
Download our Utilization Best Practices to learn how to ensure that telepsychiatry is financially sustainable for your organization.
Ready to Get Started?
Get in touch with a member of our Clinic Partnerships team to learn more about telepsychiatry in Tennessee.
Telepsychiatry and pharmacy operations expert with over 20+ years of healthcare experience which includes 15+ years of direct patient care, 8 years of CMHC, 8 years of hospital, and the past 4 years helping increase access to mental healthcare.
Contact Brad Deegan to learn more about starting a telepsychiatry program at your clinic.
Telepsychiatry Partnerships In Tennessee