Nevada Medicaid Telehealth Reimbursement

 Medicaid Reimbursement / Posted 6 months ago by Telehealthist

Nevada Medicaid and the Nevada Check Up (NCU) program reimburses for live video and store-and-forward services under specific conditions. There is no reimbursement for remote patient monitoring.

Definitions
“Telehealth is the use of a telecommunications system to substitute for an in-person encounter for professional consultations, office visits, office psychiatry services, and a limited number of other medical services.”

Live Video
Policy
Nevada Medicaid and Nevada Check Up program will reimburse for live video, as long as services have parity with face-to-face services and health care professionals follow Medicaid’s policies for specific services they are providing, as well as practice standards established by licensing agencies.

Eligible Services/Specialties
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Eligible Providers
Telehealth may be used by any Nevada Medicaid and Nevada Check Up provider working within their scope of practice.

Eligible Sites
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Geographic Limits
A Medicaid Managed Care Organization may not refuse to provide coverage of telehealth services because of the distant or originating site.

Facility/Transmission Fee
Originating site is qualified to receive a facility fee if they are an enrolled Medicaid provider. If a patient is receiving telehealth services at a site not enrolled in Medicaid, the originating site is not eligible to receive a facility fee.

Store-and-Forward
Policy
Reimbursement is available for services delivered via asynchronous telehealth. Photographs must be specific to the patient’s condition and adequate for rendering or confirming a diagnosis or a treatment plan.

Eligible Services/Specialties
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Geographic Limits
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Transmission Fee
Store-and-forward services are not eligible for originating site facility fees.

Remote Patient Monitoring
Policy
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Conditions
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Provider Limitations
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Other Restrictions
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Email/Phone/Fax
No reimbursement for email.
No reimbursement for telephone, except psychiatric treatment in crisis intervention.
No reimbursement for FAX.

Consent
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Out of State Providers
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Miscellaneous
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