22 states with reimbursement provisions for telehealth 


Twenty-two states have laws that address payment and reimbursement rates for telehealth services, including requiring commercial insurers to pay providers the same rate for services delivered via telehealth as in person, according to a recent report from law firm Foley and Lardner. 

For its February report, Foley and Lardner examined state telehealth laws such as reimbursement provisions. These include requiring payers to reimburse telehealth services at the same rate as in person, as well as setting instructions on how providers and payers must negotiate rates for telehealth services. 

Here are the 22 states whose law has a reimbursement provision for telehealth, according to the report: 

  • Arkansas 
  • California 
  • Colorado
  • Delaware 
  • Georgia 
  • Hawaii 
  • Kentucky 
  • Louisiana  
  • Massachusetts
  • Minnesota 
  • Missouri 
  • New Hampshire 
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico
  • North Dakota 
  • Ohio
  • Tennessee 
  • Texas 
  • Utah 
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
  • Washington

Click here to view the full report. 


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