Medicare would add new telehealth services to those for which it already pays providers under a newly proposed regulation.

iStock_000005787159XSmallThe new telehealth services that would be eligible for Medicare payment to physicians are annual wellness visits, psychoanalysis, psychotherapy, and prolonged evaluation and management services.

The additions are part of Medicare’s annual regulation updating how it pays providers for various outpatient services.

To learn more about the Medicare telehealth additions and the proposed regulation in general, see this fact sheet or find the regulation itself here.