The Multi-Discipline Licensure Resource Project (MDLR) is brought to you by the Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards (ASPPB) as part of a Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) grant initiative. In May 2020, HRSA awarded ASPPB federal funding to help provide support for the 2020 Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES). ASPPB received grant funding to support the Licensure Portability Grantee Program in preventing, preparing for and responding to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), including through telehealth access and infrastructure.
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The Health and Resources Service Administration (HRSA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, focuses on improving access to health care by identifying needs within the workforce of health care professions and providing health care to people who are geographically isolated, economically or medically vulnerable.
Other Organizations of Interest
ProviderBridge is a platform that will streamline the process for mobilizing health care professionals during the COVID-19 pandemic and future public health emergencies. Utilizing communications pathways and new technology, Provider Bridge will make it easier to connect health care professionals with state agencies and health care entities in order to quickly increase access to care for patients via telehealth. Currently served professions are: Physicians and Physicians Assistants.
The Council of State Governments
The Council of State Governments (CSG) is the nation’s only organization serving all three branches of state government. It provides a region-based forum that fosters the exchange of insights and ideas to help state officials shape public policy. This allows for regional, national and international opportunities to network, develop leaders, collaborate and create problem-solving partnerships. CSG’s mission is to champion “excellence in state governments to advance the common good".
Center for Connected Health Policy
The Center for Connected Health Policy (CCHP) is the federally designated national telehealth policy resource center. CCHP provides technical assistance, education and creates resources and materials related to telehealth policy and consults frequently with federal and state policymakers, health plans, providers, national organizations and others.
The Telehealth.HHS.gov website provides information for health care providers and patients about the latest federal efforts to support and promote virtual health care, known as telehealth. It was built by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).