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Report: States’ Progress on Telemedicine Varies

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by Meg Bryant

All state Medicaid agencies now cover some form of telemedicine, according to the American Telemedicine Association (ATA).

Medicaid coverage of telehealth-based dental services, substance abuse treatment and counseling has increased, though 19 states don’t specify the type of care provider allowed to provide telehealth services as a condition of payment, the group’s latest analysis on gaps in coverage and reimbursement shows.

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