Telehealth Coverage Policies in the Time of COVID-19

Most of the changes discussed below will end when the federal Public Health Emergency expires.  It is currently set to expire on Oct. 23, 2020, unless it is declared over by the Secretary before then or renewed.

As things rapidly develop regarding what we know about COVID-19, policies around telehealth have also been developing alongside of it.  Below is a summary of what is covered by various public and private payers with the information that has been released. Keep in mind that events are evolving and to consider this a living document that could change frequently as new information and new policies become available/are enacted.  CCHP will continue to make updates when they become available.