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HB 5416 - Extends Medicaid Coverage to At-Home or In-School Telehealth Services - Michigan Key Vote

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Title: Extends Medicaid Coverage to At-Home or In-School Telehealth Services

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes Medicaid to cover telehealth services conducted from a patient's home or school.

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Title: Extends Medicaid Coverage to At-Home or In-School Telehealth Services

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes Medicaid to cover telehealth services conducted from a patient's home or school.

Highlights:

 

  • Specifies that beginning on October 1, 2020, telemedicine services shall be covered under the medical assistance program and Healthy Michigan program if the original site is an in-home or in-school setting, in addition to any other originating site allowed in the Medicaid provider manual or an established site considered appropriate by the provider (Sec. 105h).

  • Requires the distant provider or organization to verify a recipient’s identification and program eligibility (Sec. 105h).

  • Requires the distant provider or organization to ensure that the information is available to the primary provider care provider (Sec. 105h).

  • Defines the “originating site” as the location of the eligible recipient at the time the service being furnished by a telecommunications system occurs (Sec. 105h).

Title: Extends Medicaid Coverage to At-Home or In-School Telehealth Services

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