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Medicaid Extends Telehealth Coverage Emergency Rules

With the initial emergency rule set to expire, the Ohio Department of Medicaid (ODM) announced the expansion and continuation of telehealth use flexibility.

The OSMA advocated for this extension and expansion, and it will allow physicians and patients to continue to use various means of telehealth communications as the pandemic continues.

ODM has released the following related documents that provide more details of the latest rules and guidance.

Summary of Updated Guidance

COVID-19 Emergency Telehealth Rules >

Telehealth Emergency Rule 5160-1-18 >

List of Telehealth Billing Codes:
Emergency Rule 5160-1-18 Appendix >   



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