Regulations for review to include DoH Medicaid Telehealth Rule Making

March 23, 2022

1) Attached, please find a Proposed Rule Making published today in the State Register by OASAS related to Designated Services.

2) Also attached please find the following rule making issued today by NYSDOH:

    • Expansion in the types of providers who can deliver care via telehealth, as long as such telehealth services are appropriate to meet a patient’s needs and are within a provider’s scope of practice. 
    • Addition of Audio-only, eConsult, Virtual Check-in, and Virtual Patient Education as telehealth modalities, as well as parameters for appropriately using those modalities and standards for reimbursement.
    • The full text of the rule can be viewed here with the language on payment parity on page 12-13. 

The last attachment includes the following rule making issued today by OMH:

Upon review, please let us know if you have any questions.