SB 663 – Virginia

Status: Enacted
Year Introduced: 2022

State plan for medical assistance services; provision for payment of telemedicine services facilitated by emergency medical services. Directs the Board of Health to amend the state plan for medical assistance services to include a provision for the payment of the originating site fee to emergency medical services agencies for facilitating synchronous telehealth visits with a distant site provider delivered to a Medicaid member. The bill defines “originating site” as any location where the patient is located, including any medical care facility or office of a health care provider, the home of the patient, the patient’s place of employment, or any public or private primary or secondary school or postsecondary institution of higher education at which the person to whom telemedicine services are provided is located.

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