April 22, 2020

This webinar was previously recording on April 22, 2020. To view a recording of the webinar, click here. To access the materials from this webinar, click here  

Behavioral Health Initiative: Policy Challenges and Opportunities Stemming from COVID-19

Wednesday, April 22
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CST 

Please join Polsinelli Public Policy Group and Behavioral Health Law Group to discuss the specific challenges faced by behavioral health providers in light of the COVID-19 virus.


• Current Stimulus Opportunities and Limitations
• SBA Loans & Expansion of Affiliate Limitations
• EIDL Loan Program
• Main Street Loan Program
• Telehealth Opportunities & Limitations
• Prospects for Medicaid Waivers
• Prospects for Mandated Coverage for uninsured individuals for MH and SUD arising from COVID

We will discuss Congressional and regulatory activity including the possibility of targeted grants, loans, targeted waivers, and reimbursement enhancements and reforms both short-term and long-term as we look forward to emerging from this crisis. We will also discuss steps behavioral health providers can take to navigate these issues, including specific advocacy or the creation of a focused initiative to promote access and reimbursement to behavioral health services.