Tennessee reimbursement for telemedicine PDF Print E-mail

 Tennessee State Law requires public and private insurers (defined below) to reimburse for telehealth:

(A) Insurers and nonprofit health service plans that provide hospital, medical, or surgical benefits to individuals or groups on an expense-incurred basis under health insurance policies or contracts that are issued or delivered in the state; (B) Health maintenance organizations that provide hospital, medical, or surgical benefits to individuals or groups under contracts that are issued or delivered in this state; and (C) Managed care organizations participating in the medical assistance program under title 71, chapter 5;

 

 

Tenncare Telemedicine guidelines

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The Tennessee Department of Mental Health (TDMH) has conducted extensive research on the use of telemedicine services. Based upon the findings, TDMH believes telemedicine is a viable option for access to behavioral health services that are outside of a thirty (30) mile radius or cannot be received timely within this mileage radius.

 

For more information see the ATA Wiki page for Tennessee here.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 August 2017 14:33