Iowa Admin. Code r. 441-78.55 - Services rendered via telehealth

An in-person contact between a health care professional and a patient is not required as a prerequisite for payment for otherwise-covered services appropriately provided through telehealth in accordance with generally accepted health care practices and standards prevailing in the applicable professional community at the time the services are provided, as well as being in accordance with provisions under rule 653-13.11(147,148,272C). Health care services provided through in-person consultations or through telehealth shall be treated as equivalent services for the purposes of reimbursement.

This rule is intended to implement Iowa Code section 249A.4.


Iowa Admin. Code r. 441-78.55
Adopted by IAB September 30, 2015/Volume XXXVIII, Number 07, effective 11/4/2015 Amended by IAB May 4, 2022/Volume XLIV, Number 22, effective 7/1/2022

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