Improved productivity and mental well-being with Teladoc’s Behavioral Health Specialty

56% of people don’t receive the treatment they need due to provider shortages, lack of insurance, high cost and inconsistent
care. 1 Teladoc Behavioral Health gives members a convenient, secure and affordable way to connect with a
licensed therapist.

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How does behavorial health benefit employers and employees?

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Care that’s accessible and affordable

Limited access

There are major provider shortages, especially in rural and low-income areas.

Only 55% of psychiatrists and 60% of non-MD mental health professionals accept insurance.

Mental health parity increases demand for care.

Always available

Connect with a behavioral health expert by phone or video.

We provide the option to see the same clinician throughout the course of care.

Expensive care

The U.S. system spent nearly $201 billion in 2016.

Behavioral health costs have grown 6% each year since 2003.

45% of untreated patients cite cost as a major barrier to care.

Affordable care

We provide convenient and affordable solution for behavioral health needs.

You can customize your co-pay structure to encourage utilization.

Inconsistent care

48% of behavioral health patients only receive prescription drug treatment.

Only 41% of US adults with a mental health condition received services in the past year.

Ongoing treatment

Psychometric assessments are given before each encounter for consistent and ongoing measurement.

A custom formulary is created based on needs.

What’s in it for you?

  • Improve your benefit plan with a convenient and affordable way to resolve behavioral health issues.
  • Reduce medical costs by redirecting more expensive office visits.
  • Minimize absenteeism and presenteeism.
  • Integrate Behavioral Health seamlessly with Teladoc’s General Medical offering.
  • Offer a wide range of provider types, including MD, PhD, PsyD, LPC, LMHC, LICSW, CDAC/LDAC, and LMFT providers.

What can it be used for?

  • Addiction
  • Depression
  • Mental/physical challenges
  • Family difficulties
  • Anxiety
  • And more!

How does it work?

Step 1:
Request your first session

Request the initial visit and select a provider.

Step 2:
Assessment

Complete your medical history and emotional health intake assessment.

Step 3:
The initial visit

Speak with your therapist by phone or video.

Ongoing care
After the initial visit, the specialist will follow up through Teladoc’s secure
Message Center. Additional appointments can be scheduled with the same behavioral health professional for ongoing
care and goal setting. Learn more »

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