Introduced Senate Bill (S)

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Telemedicine. Requires the office of Medicaid policy and planning (office) to reimburse any Medicaid provider (not just specified providers) for Medicaid covered services provided through the use of telemedicine services if certain requirements are met. Prohibits the office from setting any distance restrictions under Medicaid on telehealth services and telemedicine services. Requires reimbursement for telemedicine services under the healthy Indiana plan. Gives a telemedicine services provider the discretion in contacting the patient's primary care provider if the telemedicine services provider has provided care to the patient at least two consecutive times through the use of telemedicine services. Allows a provider Telemedicine. Requires the office of Medicaid policy and planning (office) to reimburse any Medicaid provider (not just specified providers) for Medicaid covered services provided through the use of telemedicine services if certain requirements are met. Prohibits the office from setting any distance restrictions under Medicaid on telehealth services and telemedicine services. Requires reimbursement for telemedicine services under the healthy Indiana plan. Gives a telemedicine services provider the discretion in contacting the patient's primary care provider if the telemedicine services provider has provided care to the patient at least two consecutive times through the use of telemedicine services. Allows a provider to issue a controlled substance prescription to a patient if the provider has previously examined the patient in person. ... View more