Tennessee Reimbursement for Telehealth
Tennessee Medicaid Programs Reimburse for Telehealth services.
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.
-Excpert from the Tenncare Telemedicine Guidelines
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;
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