Federal Policy Clarification for Reimbursement of Telemedicine Services by State Medicaid Programs

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently issued official written guidance announcing that states can unilaterally reimburse for telemedicine without the need for further approval by the CMS. This guidance is significant because now states can easily access federal education funds through a simple regulatory change at the level of their Medicaid department, making telemedicine services more accessible and affordable to students and schools in need.

Link: http://www.prweb.com/releases/2015/04/prweb12642682.htm