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Covid-19 Medicaid PT and OT Telehealth Expansions
Below are links to each state's Covid-19 Medicaid expansions of PT and OT telehealth.
Remote Early Intervention Treatment Services – March 16, 2020
Changes to Telehealth Policies to Respond to COVID-19 – April 23, 2020
QI-2013 - Telehealth Guidance for Public Health Emergency - Telephonic Services and Services Billable by Qualified Non-Physician Health Care Professionals
QI-2010 - Telehealth Guidance During Public Health Emergency Related to COVID-19
QI-2008 - Federally Qualified Health Center Telehealth Guidance During Public Health Emergency Period in Response to COVID-19
QI-2007 - Tele-Health Payment Guidance for Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC)
FFS 2006 - Telehealth Guidance for Public Health Emergency - Telephonic Services and Services Billable by Qualified Non-Physician Health Care Professionals
FFS 2005 - Telehealth Guidance During Public Health Emergency Related to COVID-19
FFS 2004 - Federally Qualified Health Center Telehealth Guidance During Public Health Emergency Period in Response to COVID-19
FFS 2003 - Tele-Health Payment Guidance for Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC)
Telehealth Expansion Billing Instructions – 3/30/2020
FCC Guidance on COVID-19 Application Process - April 17, 2020
MaineCare Telehealth New Codes and Information (PDF) - Updated April 16, 2020
MaineCare Telehealth and COVID-19 Guidance (PDF) - Updated April 16, 2020
NETRC Telehealth Implementation Toolkit – Maine Edition - April 9, 2020
NETRC's Provider's Guide (PDF) - Updated April 9, 2020
CMS Telehealth Video - April 3, 2020
Telehealth Best Practices for Providers - April 2, 2020
Telehealth Townhall for Maine Healthcare Providers - March 26, 2020
Telephonic Telemedicine Provider Assurance Statement (DHS-6806A) – Necessary for new telehealth providers
Executive Order 2020-05D - ODM-OMAS Emergency Telehealth Guidance
Telehealth Billing Guidelines During COVID-19 State of Emergency
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Vermont Medicaid-participating providers are encouraged to continue the use of telemedicine for health care delivery when possible. Telehealth Resources.
Frequently Asked Questions. Vermont Medicaid Payments for Telephonic Services Furnished During the Emergency Response to COVID-19. (4/23/2020)
Telehealth, Telemedicine & Telephonic Coverage. Updated Guidance to Support Medicaid Providers During the Emergency Response to COVID 19. (3/20/2020)
Please note as of March 24, 2020, Vermont Medicaid has corrected the reimbursement for telemedicine 02 place of service.
Apple Health (Medicaid) telemedicine and telehealth brief for COVID-19 (updated 4/28/2020)
Telehealth Resources for Providers