1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. Public Health
  4. Article 29-G: Telehealth Delivery of Services


Section 2999-DD Telehealth delivery of services

Public Health (PBH)

1. Health care services delivered by means of telehealth shall be entitled to reimbursement under section three hundred sixty-seven-u of the social services law; provided however, reimbursement for additional modalities, provider categories and originating sites specified in accordance with section twenty-nine hundred ninety-nine-ee of this article, and audio-only telephone communication defined in regulations promulgated pursuant to subdivision four of section twenty-nine hundred ninety-nine-cc of this article, shall be contingent upon federal financial participation.

  2. The department of health, the office of mental health, the office of alcoholism and substance abuse services, and the office for people with developmental disabilities shall coordinate on the issuance of a single guidance document, to be updated as appropriate, that shall: (a) identify any differences in regulations or policies issued by the agencies, including with respect to reimbursement pursuant to section three hundred sixty-seven-u of the social services law; and (b) be designed to assist consumers, providers, and health plans in understanding and facilitating the appropriate use of telehealth in addressing barriers to care.