B22-0233 – District of Columbia

Status: Enacted
Year Introduced: 2017
Link: http://lims.dccouncil.us/Legislation/B22-0233

Telehealth Medicaid Expansion Act of 2017: To amend the Telehealth Reimbursement Act of 2013 to expand the scope of reimbursable telehealth services covered by Medicaid, to clarify that all categories of Medicaid recipients are eligible for telehealth services, to establish eligibility and prior authorization requirements for remote patient monitoring services, to require operational standards and establish conditions of payment for remote patient monitoring services, to establish fees for remote patient monitoring services, to establish facility fees for telehealth services, to require the Mayor to seek the approval of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for any amendments to the District’s Medicaid State Plan necessary to implement the act, and to require the Department of Health Care Finance to issue rules.

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