Kentucky Private Pay & Parity Rules

 Private Pay & Parity Rules / Posted 6 months ago by Telehealthist

Definitions
Recently Adopted Legislation (Effective Jul. 1, 2019)
Telehealth means the delivery of health care-related services by a health care provider who is licensed in Kentucky to a patient or client through a face-to-face encounter with access to real-time interactive audio and video technology or store and forward services that are provided via asynchronous technologies as the standard practice of care where images are sent to a specialist for evaluation.

Requirements
health benefit plan shall reimburse for covered services provided to an insured person through telehealth. Click to see requirements.

Parity
Payers are not required to provide coverage for telehealth services that are not medically necessary.