The department of Medicaid is required to establish standards for Medicaid payment for health care services the department determines are appropriate to be covered when provided as telehealth services.
"Originating site" is the physical location of the patient at the time a health care service is provided through the use of telemedicine. The originating site may be one of five places. Click to see list.
Physicians – Obtaining a Telemedicine certificate by an out of state provider: The practice of telemedicine means the practice of medicine in this state through the use of any communication, including oral, written, or electronic communication, by a physician located outside this state.
A physician shall not prescribe, personally furnish or otherwise provide, or cause to be provided any controlled substance or non-controlled substance to a person on whom the physician has never conducted a physical examination, with the exceptions listed below.
Ohio issues telemedicine certificates that allow the holder to engage in the practice of telemedicine in the state. Providers with telemedicine certificates cannot practice in OH without a special activity certificate.
Our telemedicine services can be applied to big cities as well as rural locations. We contract with the highest quality health professionals and partner with hospitals, clinics, and other healthcare facilities throughout the Nation.