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  • Bridging the Behavioral Health Care Gap for Medicare and Medicaid Beneficiaries

    In the web of healthcare systems, Medicare and Medicaid are vital pillars, offering assistance to millions of Americans in accessing essential medical services. However, within these systems lies a concerning gap – a lack of access to behavioral health care for those enrolled in Medicare... (read more)

  • PursueCare CEO Nick Mercadante Featured on The Venari Podcast: HealthTech CEO Series

    Hear Cristian Owen and Nick Mercadante, Founder and CEO of PursueCare, discuss the work that goes into addressing substance use disorder with a comprehensive platform on virtual healthcare services. Nick talks about the process of creating collaborative and integrated care for patients, and the progress... (read more)

  • PursueCare Completes Series B Fundraising Round and Acquires Digital Therapeutics Developed by Pear Therapeutics, Inc.

    The fundraising and acquisition of digital therapeutics for SUD strengthens PursueCare’s ability to provide care for individuals with addiction. MIDDLETOWN, CT, USA, December 13, 2023 /EINPresswire.com/ — PursueCare, a digital addiction treatment provider, today announced the completion of a Series B fundraising round totaling $20... (read more)

  • PursueCare CEO Nick Mercadante Featured on Startup Hustle Podcast “Tech for Mental Wellbeing”

    Today’s Startup Hustle episode features Matt DeCoursey and Nicholas Mercadante, Founder and CEO of PursueCare, discussing tech for mental wellbeing. Listen to Nick and Matt talk about the opioid addiction crises and why healthcare needs to be very accessible. They also discuss treatments and ways to help suffering... (read more)

  • Good News from the DEA on Telemedicine Regulations

    Today the DEA announced extensions of all telehealth flexibilities, including exception to any requirements for in-person care, until the end of 2024. This is great news, as it allows us to continue practicing with our preferred method and protocols while continuing to work with the... (read more)

  • PursueCare Speaks at DEA Telemedicine Listening Session

    Several months ago, more than 38,000 public comments were submitted to the DEA regarding the proposed regulatory changes to telemedicine. As a result, the DEA held a Telemedicine Listening Session last week. We are honored to have been chosen as one of the 29 in-person... (read more)

  • What’s the Deal with Medicaid Unwinding?

    What are the Implications? The implications of Medicaid unwinding are significant and have far-reaching consequences. The unwinding process has already led to the disenrollment of more than 1.5 million individuals from the program, with an estimated 15 million projected to lose their Medicaid coverage. This... (read more)

  • National Recovery Month: The Opioid Epidemic

    National Recovery Month addresses challenges arising from high-risk substance use, including increased drug overdose rates and alcohol-related deaths during the COVID-19 pandemic. By drawing attention to these crises, it aims to mobilize resources and spur action. What is the Opioid Epidemic? The opioid epidemic refers... (read more)

  • Overdose Awareness Day 2023

    International Overdose Awareness Day (IOAD) is observed on August 31st. It serves as a time to remember those who have lost their lives to drug overdose and work towards ending overdose deaths. How to Prevent Overdose Deaths: Key approaches include: Promoting naloxone: Naloxone is a... (read more)

  • New DEA Rules Proposed for MAT and Telemedicine

    The DEA has proposed new rules regarding telehealth prescribing of controlled substances and we want to talk about how it might affect our practice and patients and how PursueCare plans to respond. THE NEW RULES The DEA has proposed creating two new limited options for... (read more)

  • PursueCare Featured on WTVQ ABC News in Kentucky

    Partner success managers Michael Pickett and Courtney Cullop speak with Lyssa High and Dough High of WTVQ news out of Kentucky about telehealth outpatient addiction recovery and mental health services. (read more)

  • PursueCareRx Works With Telehealth and In-Person Providers

    MIDDLETOWN, CT, USA, September 20, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — PursueCare, a leading virtual behavioral health care provider specializing in SUD (substance use disorder) treatment, announced that their in-house pharmacy, PursueCareRx, will fill valid prescriptions issued by other telemedicine and in-person providers, making it easier for people in... (read more)