New Bill Aims to Improve Behavioral Health IT Adoption


Article Excerpt: An April 6 press release announced that Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) and Congressman Markwayne Mullin (R-OK) introduced a new act focused on improving behavioral health providers are not left behind when it comes to health information technology, including electronic health records (EHRs). The act, dubbed The Behavioral Health Information Technologies (BHIT) Now Act, aims to coordinate mental and physical health are by supporting behavioral health providers to adopt health IT systems.

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