This May 2015 report from the American Telemedicine Association profiles telemedicine coverage and reimbursement policies in each state. 48 state Medicaid programs now have some type of coverage for telemedicine, with 25 states recognizing a home as an originating site, and 16 states recognizing schools and/or school-based health centers as an originating site. Only 24 states have telemedicine parity laws for private insurance, requiring private insurers to cover telemedicine-provided services comparable to that of in-person medical services. Only 24 states have some type of coverage for telehealth under one or more state employee health plan.
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