PSYPACT states are those U.S. states, districts, and territories that have joined an interstate compact designed to facilitate the practice of telepsychology across state boundaries.
As of 1 July 2022, thirty-one states, including Idaho (where I live), are PSYPACT participating states.
If a veteran lives in a PSYPACT state, then I can conduct a TeleCompensation and Pension (Tele-C&P) disability evaluation with the veteran.
PSYPACT states as of 1 July 2022:
If a veteran does not live in a PSYPACT state then I recommend finding an expert licensed to practice psychology in the veteran's state of residence.
Similarly, if a veteran does not feel comfortable using video conferencing platforms like Zoom, then finding a local expert who can evaluate the veteran in person would be the best option.
Note that VA uses the terms telemental health examination and Tele-C&P exam interchangeably.