TQ TeleConnection- April 2018

Pending Legislation and Regulation

Alaska

AK Legislation: HB 358 - Insurance Coverage

Relates to insurance coverage for benefits provided through telehealth.

Alabama

AL Rule: Medicaid - Physician Certification and Recertification

Stipulates that for purposes of Medicaid reimbursement for home health care, the patient’s attending physician must certify the need for home health services based on a face to face encounter, which can be conducted using telehealth.

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Center for Connected Health Policy (3/28/18)