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WY State Law Telemedicine/Telehealth Definition

"Telemedicine means the practice of medicine by electronic communication or other means from a physician in a location to a patient in another location, with or without an intervening health care provider.”

Source: WY Statutes Sec. 33-26-102
WY Medicaid Program Live Video Reimbursement

Reimbursement is made for exams performed via a real-time interactive audio and video telecommunications system. The patient must be able to see and interact with the off-site practitioner during the exam. A medical professional is not required to be present with the client at the originating site unless medically indicated.

Eligible providers:

Physicians;
Advanced practice nurses with a specialty of psychiatry/mental health;
Physician’s assistant (billed under the supervising physician;
Psychologists and neuropsychologists;
Mental health professionals (LCSW, LPC, LMFT, LAT).

Mental health professionals cannot bill Medicaid directly, but must provide services through a supervising provider.

For end-stage renal disease-related services, there must be at least one in-person exam per month of the vascular access site.

Source: WY Dept. of Public Health Insurance, Medicaid, General Provider Information, p. 107-108 (Jan. 30, 2014)
WY Medicaid Program Store and Forward Reimbursement

Wyoming Medicaid states that reimbursement is made for exams performed via a real-time interactive audio and video.

Source: WY Dept. of Public Health Insurance, Medicaid, General Provider Information, p. 107-108 (Jan. 30, 2014)
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