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 Rhode Island
In Rhode Island, Genoa Telepsychiatry operates telepsychiatry programs from CMHCs, FQHCs, primary care groups, and substance use treatment facilities. Here are a few of our partnering organizations we are currently serving:
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 Rhode Island can provide care via telepsychiatry.
How does reimbursement work for telepsychiatry in Rhode Island?
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 organization need?
Setting up telepsychiatry at your organization 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 Rhode Island.
Ameet Katkar has been a Clinic Partnerships Manager at Genoa Telepsychiatry since 2018. Committed to increasing access to care for underserved populations, Ameet has implemented telemedicine programs within community mental health centers, Federally Qualified Health Centers, hospitals, primary care facilities and substance use disorder programs across the United States. Prior to joining Genoa, he was a Clinical Liaison for the Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, managing supportive housing programs for young adults with serious mental illness.
Contact Ameet Katkar to learn more about starting a telepsychiatry program at your organization.
Telepsychiatry Partnerships In Rhode Island