Idaho Telehealth State Laws & Reimbursement Policies
Medicaid Telehealth Reimbursement
Telehealth is defined as health care services delivered by a provider to a participant through the use of electronic communications, information technology, synchronous interaction between a provider at a distant site and a patient at an originating site.
Out of State Providers
Providers of telehealth services must be licensed by the Idaho Board of Medicine or in the case of therapeutic consultation and crisis intervention for children’s developmental disabilities services, providers must meet staff qualifications.
Professional Regulation/Health & Safety
Telehealth services means health care services provided by a provider to a person through the use of electronic communications, information technology, asynchronous store-and-forward transfer or synchronous interaction between a provider at a distant site and a patient at an originating site. Such services include, but are not limited to, clinical care, health education, home health and facilitation of self-managed care and caregiver support.
Prescribing physicians must have prescriber-patient relationship, which includes a documented patient evaluation adequate to establish diagnoses and identify underlying conditions and/or contraindications to the treatment.
Cross State Licensing
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