Telehealth reimbursement remains the most popular topic of technical assistance for the UMTRC. We have compiled some of the most requested reimbursement information for our region in this one fact sheet.
The Rural Health Clinic Services Act of 1977 (Public Law 95-210) was enacted to address an inadequate supply of physicians serving Medicare patients in rural areas and to increase the use of non-physician practitioners such as nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) in rural areas. RHCs are paid an all-inclusive rate (AIR) for medically-necessary primary health services and qualified preventive health services furnished by a RHC practitioner.
This reimbursement summary contains information on state specific definitions for telemedicine/telehealth, and information on Medicaid reimbursement for the state of Illinois, as well as links to the state Medicaid Reimbursement Fee Schedule.
Telemedicine has made strides in Indiana since the state passed its first major piece of legislation in 2015, regulating the new technology and requiring private payers and Medicaid to cover telehealth services.
Today, more hospitals and providers are offering consultations and services through virtual visits than ever before, and more rural Hoosiers are
The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has finalized their CY 2020 proposed revisions related to the Physicians Fee Schedule (PFS). For items related to telehealth, CMS has decided to finalize their proposal to add three new codes for a bundled episode of care for treatment of opioid use disorder to the list of services that are eligible for telehealth reimbursement.
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This project is/was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number G22RH30351-01-00 under the Telehealth Resource Center Grant Program for $325,000. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.