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Kentucky State Telehealth Laws

To the extent permitted under federal law, include an originating site fee in an amount equal to that which is permitted under 42 U.S.C. sec. 1395m for Medicare-participating providers if the Medicaid beneficiary who received the telehealth service or telehealth consultation was physically located at the rural health clinic, federally qualified

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Federal Telehealth Laws

(1 days ago) Notwithstanding any provision of law regarding the licensure of health care professionals, a covered health care professional may practice the health care profession of the health care professional at any location in any State, regardless of where the covered health care professional or the patient is located, if the covered health care

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California State Telehealth Laws

(4 days ago) The provider rendering covered benefits or services must meet the requirements of B&P 2290.5(a)(3) or equivalent requirements under California law in which the provider is considered licensed (ex: Behavior Analyst Certification Board).

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Georgia State Telehealth Laws

(1 days ago) The Board is authorized to issue telemedicine licenses to physicians who are licensed in other states but not licensed in Georgia. See law for specific requirements to qualify for telemedicine license. SOURCE: Official Code of GA Annotated Sec. 43-34-31.1. (Accessed July 2021). Must be a Georgia licensed practitioner.

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Michigan State Telehealth Laws

(2 days ago) Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) is a covered service under Michigan Compiled Law (MCL) 400.105g. RPM means using digital technology to collect medical and other forms of health data from an individual in one location and electronically transmit that information via a secure, HIPAA-compliant system to a health care provider in a different

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Connecticut State Telehealth Laws

(5 days ago) The Commissioner of Social Services may, in the commissioner’s discretion and to the extent permissible under federal law, provide coverage under the Connecticut medical assistance program for audio-only telehealth services until June 30, 2023. SOURCE: HB 5596 (2021 Session) (Accessed June 2021).

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Massachusetts State Telehealth Laws

(7 days ago) The division of medical assistance shall ensure that rates of payment for in-network providers for telehealth services provided in pursuant to MA law (see text) are not less than the rate of payment for the same service delivered via in-person methods. Source: Massachusetts Senate No. 2984. Section 68 (Accessed Sept. 2021)

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Florida State Telehealth Laws

(1 days ago) See law for specific provider requirements. An out-of-state provider must have professional liability coverage or financial responsibility that includes coverage for telehealth services provided to patients not located in the provider’s home state.

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Virginia State Telehealth Laws

(2 days ago) The indication, appropriateness, and safety considerations for each prescription provided via telemedicine services must be evaluated by the practitioner in accordance with applicable law and current standards of practice and consequently carries the same professional accountability as prescriptions delivered during an in-person encounter.

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Pennsylvania State Telehealth Laws- CCHP

(6 days ago) Find up to date telemedicine laws for Pennsylvania. Easily search by topic across Medicaid, private payer, and COVID-19 state actions.

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Oregon State Telehealth Laws

(Just Now) SOURCE: OR OAR 410-141-3566, Health Systems Division: Medical Assistance Programs, Oregon Health Plan, Telehealth Service and Reimbursement. (Effective Jan. 1, 2021). (Accessed Jun. 2021). Telehealth services must include patient-clinician agreement of informed consent, discussed with and agreed to by the patient and documented in the medical

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South Carolina State Telehealth Laws

(8 days ago) South Carolina law addresses telemedicine under veterinary services, stating, “telemedicine is an audio, video, or data communication of medical information.”. SOURCE: SC Code Annotated Sec. 40-69-20 (15). (Accessed Jun. 2021). Last updated 06/19/2021. Licensure Compacts. Member of the Physical Therapy Compact.

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Kansas State Telehealth Laws- CCHP

(Just Now) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a physician holding a license issued by the applicable licensing agency of another state or who otherwise meets the requirements of this section may practice telemedicine to treat patients located in the state of Kansas, if such physician receives a telemedicine waiver issued by the state board of

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New York State Telehealth Laws

(2 days ago) SOURCE: Social Services Law Title 11, Article 367-u & NY Public Health Law Article 29 – G Section 2999-cc. (Accessed Jul. 2021). Remote patient monitoring (RPM) uses digital technologies to collect medical data and other personal health information from members in one location and electronically transmit that information securely to health

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Missouri State Telehealth Laws

(2 days ago) Find up to date telemedicine laws for Missouri. Easily search by topic across Medicaid, private payer, and COVID-19 state actions.

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Maryland State Telehealth Laws

(2 days ago) A health care practitioner providing health care services through telehealth must be licensed, certified or otherwise authorized by law to provide health care services in the state if the health care services are being provided to a patient located in the state.

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Vermont State Telehealth Laws

(1 days ago) See law for special informed consent instructions third-party vendors, emergency situations, a psychiatrist’s examination and a patient receiving teleophthalmology or teledermatology by store-and-forward means. SOURCE: VT Statutes Annotated, Title 18 Sec. 9361 (Accessed May 2021). Audio-Only Telephone

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South Dakota State Telehealth Laws

(6 days ago) Health care services delivered by telehealth must be appropriate and delivered in accordance with applicable law and generally accepted health care practices and standards prevailing at the time the health care services are provided. SOURCE: SD Codified Laws Ann. § 58-17-168. (SB – 137). (Accessed Sept. 2021).

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Washington State Telehealth Laws

(4 days ago) A guideline does not have the force of law, but can be considered by the Commission to be the standard of practice in the state. An appropriate history and evaluation of the patient must precede the rendering of any care, including provision of prescriptions.

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Hawaii State Telehealth Laws

(Just Now)Law passed & state plan amendment accepted prohibiting this limitation, however the prohibiting language is still present in regulation. Approved state plan amendment authorizes HI Medicaid to remove geographic and originating site requirements. SOURCE: HI State Plan Amendment 16-0004. (Accessed June 2021). Federally Qualified Health Centers:

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West Virginia State Telehealth Laws

(7 days ago) Law Sec. 114-100. (Accessed Sept. 2021). Last updated 09/14/2021. Parity SERVICE PARITY. An insurer that issues, renews, amends, or adjusts a plan, policy, contract, or agreement on or after July 1, 2021, shall provide reimbursement for a telehealth service at a rate negotiated between the provider and the insurance company for the virtual

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Tennessee State Telehealth Laws

(3 days ago) A law requires reimbursement for additional telehealth services and provider-based telemedicine, which includes store-and-forward. Remote patient monitoring may be offered by health insurance entities.

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Colorado State Telehealth Laws

(2 days ago) Colorado law includes in its definition of “health care services” the rendering of services via telehealth. SOURCE: CO Revised Statutes 10-16-102(33). (Accessed Aug. 2021). HB 20-1230 Sunset Occupational Therapy Practice Act. Telehealth, telerehabilitation, and teletherapy are included within the practice of occupational therapy.

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Utah State Telehealth Laws

(8 days ago) It is acceptable to use telehealth to facilitate contact directly between a member and a provider. Telepsychiatric consultations, as described in Utah Code 26-18-13.5, between a physician and a board-certified psychiatrist are covered a service. Psychiatrists are limited to certain time-based CPT codes.

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Illinois State Telehealth Laws

(2 days ago) New Law in Effect: An individual or group policy of accident or health insurance shall cover telehealth services, e-visits, and virtual check-ins rendered by a health care professional when clinically appropriate and medically necessary to insureds, enrollees, and members in the same manner as any other benefits covered under the policy.

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Louisiana State Telehealth Laws

(3 days ago) Manual, Section 5.1, p. 151. (Sept 03, 2020) (Accessed Feb. 2021). Telecare is a delivery of care services to recipients in their home by means of telecommunications and/or computerized devices to improve outcomes and quality of life, increase independence and access to health care, and reduce health care costs.

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Nevada State Telehealth Laws

(Just Now) A licensed professional operating within the scope of their practice under state law may provide the following Telehealth services for Medicaid recipients: Annual wellness visits; Diabetic outpatient self-management; Documented psychiatric treatment in crisis intervention (e.g., threatened suicide); and; Office or other outpatient visits

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North Carolina State Telehealth Laws

(8 days ago) The indication, appropriateness, and safety considerations for each prescription for medication, laboratory services, or dental laboratory services provided through the use of teledentistry shall be evaluated by the licensed dentist in accordance with applicable law and current standards of care, including those for appropriate documentation.

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Ohio State Telehealth Laws

(8 days ago) Cross State Licensing. Physical Therapy. If a physical therapy patient is located in Ohio, the physical therapist or physical therapist assistant providing physical therapy services via telehealth shall hold a valid license under sections 4755.40 to 4755.56 of the Revised Code. SOURCE: OH Admin.

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Nebraska State Telehealth Laws- CCHP

(2 days ago) as allowed by federal law. SOURCE: NE Rev. Statute, 71-8503 & Legislative Bill 400 (2021 Session), (Accessed Aug. 2021). No reimbursement for telephone. Follow-up calls after the initial evaluation are included in the cost of the evaluation.

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Arizona State Telehealth Laws

(1 days ago) Schedule II drugs may be prescribed only after an in-person or audio-visual examination and only to the extent allowed by federal and state law. Services provided through telehealth are subject to this state’s laws and rules governing the health care provider’s scope of practice and the practice guidelines adopted by the telehealth advisory

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North Dakota State Telehealth Laws

(6 days ago) North Dakota statute outlines standard of care and professional ethics for dentists. SOURCE: House Bill 1151 (2021 Session) & ND Century Code Ch. 43-28-11.3 (Accessed Jul. 2021). North Dakota statute describes when use of telehealth for the provision of medical nutrition therapy and nutrition care services is allowed.

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New Jersey State Telehealth Laws

(4 days ago) The Telemedicine and Telehealth Review Commission shall review information reported by telemedicine and telehealth organizations and make recommendations to improve the effectiveness and quality of telemedicine and telehealth services provided by New Jersey. SOURCE: NJ Statute C.45:1-65.

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Rhode Island State Telehealth Laws

(6 days ago) SOURCE: RI General Law, Sec. 5-37-16.2(a)(3). (Accessed Jun. 2021). Last updated 09/24/2021. Definitions. Telemedicine is defined very generally as the delivery of healthcare where there is no in-person exchange. Telemedicine, more specifically, is a mode of delivering healthcare services and public health utilizing information and

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Montana State Telehealth Laws

(1 days ago) Montana Medicaid reimburses for live video under some circumstances. There is no reimbursement for store-and-forward or remote patient monitoring based on the definition for telemedicine. Telehealth services must be reimbursed at the same rate of payment as services delivered in person. Last updated 09/08/2021.

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Alabama State Telehealth Laws

(1 days ago) Find up to date telemedicine laws for Alabama. Easily search by topic across Medicaid, private payer, and COVID-19 state actions.

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Oklahoma State Telehealth Laws

(2 days ago) Also, if member is a minor child, a parent or legal guardian must present the child for services unless exempted by state or federal law. The parent or guardian need not attend the session unless attendance is therapeutically appropriate. SOURCE: OK Health Care Authority, Telehealth. (Accessed Jun. 2021).

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Wyoming State Telehealth Laws

(1 days ago) Physicians and Surgeons. “Telemedicine means the practice of medicine by electronic communication or other means from a physician in a location to a patient in another location, with or without an intervening health care provider.”. SOURCE: WY Statutes Sec. 33-26-102. (a (xxix)) (Accessed Sept. 2021).

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Maine State Telehealth Laws

(9 days ago) Explanation that the Member will have access to all information resulting from the telehealth service provided by law; The dissemination, storage or retention of an identifiable Member image or other information shall comply with federal and state laws and regulations requiring confidentiality.

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Iowa State Telehealth Laws

(8 days ago) See full law text for details. A mental health professional with prescribing authority who provides telehealth services in accordance with this section shall not prescribe any new medication to a student during a telehealth session. However, a mental health professional with prescribing authority may initiate new prescriptions, alter the dosage

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State Telehealth Laws & Reimbursement Policies

(6 days ago) Infographic, State Telehealth Laws and Reimbursement Policies, Spring 2021. April 2021. An ‘At a Glance’ look at trends in state telehealth laws, regulations and reimbursement policies across all 50 states and the District of Columbia. See the number of states reimbursing for different modalities as of February 2021.

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Alaska State Telehealth Laws

(Just Now) Receiving providers will be reimbursed in the same manner as reimbursement is made for the same service provided through traditional modes of delivery, not to exceed 100 percent of the rate established in state law. SOURCE: AK Admin Code, Title 7, 145.270. (Accessed July 2021).

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New Mexico State Telehealth Laws

(4 days ago) Last updated 07/19/2021. Definitions. Behavioral Health. Telemedicine is defined as “the use of electronic information, imaging and communication technologies, including interactive audio, video, data communications as well as store-and-forward technologies, to provide and support health care delivery, diagnosis, consultation, treatment, transfer of …

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Delaware State Telehealth Laws

(2 days ago) Find up to date telemedicine laws for Delaware. Easily search by topic across Medicaid, private payer, and COVID-19 state actions.

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Idaho State Telehealth Laws

(9 days ago) June 9, 2021, p. 127 (Accessed Aug. 2021). Providers of telehealth services must be licensed by the Idaho Board of Medicine, Board of Nursing, or in the case of therapeutic consultation and crisis intervention for children’s developmental disabilities services, providers must meet staff qualifications.

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STATE TELEHEALTH LAWS

(2 days ago) A law in D.C. requiring Medicaid provide reimbursement . 2020 Public Health Institute / Center for Connected Health Policy INTRODUCTION / 4 for store-and-forward and remote patient monitoring, was made contingent on being funded under an approved budget and financial plan. As of February 2020, neither have been funded.

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Arkansas State Telehealth Laws

(2 days ago) Rule 211.300. Updated Oct. 13, 2003. (Accessed Aug. 2021). Telemedicine means the use of electronic information and communication technology to deliver healthcare services, including without limitation the assessment, diagnosis, consultation, treatment, education, care management and self-management of a patient.

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