Medicaid and Telehealth – update


On 3/27/2020 Renee, IMHCA Lobbyist, has just finished listening to a call with Mike Randol, Medicaid Director.

They have a telehealth workgroup working on all telehealth details including billing codes for all options. He expects to have full guidance including mental health on how to bill and what to bill, etc by early next week.
All Medicaid updates and FAQs are posted on the IME member page
April 2, 2020:

Update to Billing Services for Telehealth related to Coronavirus and COVID-19 with Medicaid.

Go to the following link to view this document:

April 9th, 2020   IL 2127:
TO: Iowa Medicaid Home- and Community-Based Services (HCBS), Case Managers, and Integrated Health Home (IHH) Providers
APPLIES TO: Managed Care (MC), Fee-for-Service (FFS), Coronavirus Disease
FROM: Iowa Department of Human Services (DHS), Iowa Medicaid Enterprise (IME)
RE: Expansion of Home Delivered Meals, Homemaker, and Companion Services during COVID-19 Related Public Health Emergency
EFFECTIVE: March 13, 2020