March 24, 2020
The New York State Department of Health issued a Medicaid Update Special Edition today updating guidance featuring Comprehensive Guidance Regarding Use of Telehealth including Telephonic Services During the COVID-19 State of Emergency which now includes clarifications for FQHC billing as well as billing for home care providers. This guidance was originally issued on March 21, 2020.
The Department will be scheduling a webinar shortly to walk through this guidance and a set of FAQs for Medicaid telehealth are under development.
Billing pathways were updated for telephonic encounters for health care and health care support utilizing the usual provider billing structure.
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