Massachusetts Private Pay & Parity Rules
“Telemedicine as it pertains to the delivery of health care services, shall mean the use of interactive audio, video or other electronic media for the purpose of diagnosis, consultation or treatment. ‘Telemedicine’ shall not include the use of audio-only telephone, facsimile machine or e-mail.”
An insurer may limit coverage of telemedicine services to those health care providers in a telemedicine network approved by the insurer.
Private payers may provide coverage of telemedicine services.