CMS Releases Informational Bulletin on Telehealth in Medicaid

On April 2, CMS released an Informational Bulletin to states that identifies opportunities for telehealth delivery methods to increase access to Medicaid services and federal reimbursement for services and treatment for substance use disorders under Medicaid using services delivered via telehealth, including in school-based health centers. This Informational Bulletin is composed of two parts: Rural Health Care and Medicaid Telehealth Flexibilities; and Medicaid Substance Use Disorder Treatment via Telehealth.