FQHC MEDICAID REIMB./TELEMED./CCPS.

View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
House Bill 884 (Public) Filed Tuesday, April 16, 2019
AN ACT TO REQUIRE MEDICAID AND NC HEALTH CHOICE REIMBURSEMENT TO FEDERALLY QUALIFIED HEALTH CENTERS FOR TELEMEDICINE, TELEPSYCHIATRY, AND CLINICAL PHARMACIST PRACTITIONER SERVICES.
Intro. by Dobson, Lambeth, Insko.

Status: Ref to the Com on Health, if favorable, Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House (House action) (Apr 22 2019)
H 884

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Apr 17 2019 - More information

    Requires the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) to ensure Medicaid and NC Health Choice coverage of telemedicine and telepsychiatry services provided through a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), and requires that these services be considered core services. Requires DHHS to provide Medicaid and NC Health Choice reimbursement for telemedicine and telepsychiatry services provided through an FQHC through the prospective payment system (PPS) at 100 percent of the PPS rate. Requires DHHS to ensure Medicaid and NC Health Choice coverage of clinical pharmacist practitioner services provided through a Federally Qualified Health Center. Requires DHHS to amend the specified coverage policy as is necessary to implement the act. Requires DHHS to submit any necessary waivers or amendments to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Effective January 1, 2020.


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