For FQHCs and RHCs: Telepsychiatry Services – Only applicable to Behavioral Health Managed Care delivery system claims and not fee-for-service delivery. Service is in real-time, interactive audio-video transmission and do not include phone, email or facsimile transmission. Consultation between two healthcare practitioners do not count as a qualifying service.
A patient is allowed to access a telemedicine consultation at any enrolled office of the referring provider or any other participating physicians, certified registered nurse practitioner, or certified nurse midwife.
Pennsylvania Medicaid will not reimburse for store-and-forward because a telemedicine consultation must consist of a two-way, real time interactive communication between the patient and the physician at the distant site.
Pennsylvania issues extraterritorial licenses that allow practice in Pennsylvania to physicians residing or practicing with unrestricted licenses in an adjoining state, near the Pennsylvania boundary, and whose practice extends into Pennsylvania.
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.