West Virginia Reimbursement for Telehealth
West Virginia Medicaid pays for telehealth.
West Virginia Medicaid covers and reimburses a limited number of Telehealth services that are provided to enrolled members by enrolled practitioners via a telecommunication system.
The authorized originating sites (patient sites) are:
- The offices of physicians or practitioners;
- Private Psychological Practices;
- Critical Access Hospitals (CAH);
- Rural Health Clinics (RHC);
- Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC);
- Hospital-based or CAH-based Renal Dialysis Centers (including satellites);
- Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF); and
- Community Mental Health Centers (CMHC).
The authorized distant site practitioners are:
- Physician Assistants (PA);
- Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRN)
- Nurse Practitioners (NP) APRN
- Certified Nurse Midwives (CNM); APRN
- Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNS);
- Licensed Psychologists (LP);
- Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW).
As of now, West Virginia does not have a parity law mandating that private insurance companies reimburse for Telehealth services but many are choosing to do so. Please contact them directly to be sure of what they will pay for.
We would love to help you get started offering telehealth services or grow your telehealth program in West Virginia. We offer a HIPAA- Compliant Live Video Conferencing solution that meets all of the requirements in the state. At Secure Telehealth, we have over 10 years of experience helping organizations implement successful telehealth programs. We fully manage your telehealth program so you don't have to. Your patients work directly with us to get set up for their first appointment. When they have questions or technical problems, they call us so that none of your time is wasted and appointments are not missed. We would love to work with you as well. Contact us below with any questions that you may have about Telehealth and Telemedicine in West Virginia.