A distant site must be located within any of the fifty United States or United States’ territories where a telehealth provider is located when delivering health care services by means of telehealth.
The originating site must be located within the fifty United States or United States’ territories.
Practitioners providing services via telehealth must be licensed or certified, currently registered in accordance with NYS Education Law or other applicable law, and enrolled in NYS Medicaid.
SOURCE: NY Dept. of Health, Medicaid Update, Vol. 35, Number 2, February 2019, p. 3 & 6. (Accessed Feb. 2021).
The distant site must possess a current, valid license, permit, or limited permit to practice in New York State.
Psychiatrists and nurse practitioners in psychiatry may deliver services from a site located within the United States, including from a space in a place of residence approved by the Office of Mental Health; and
Mental health practitioners may deliver services from a site located within the State of New York, including from a space in a place of residence approved by the Office of Mental Health.
SOURCE: NY Code of Rules and Regs. Title 14, Sec. 596.6. (Accessed Feb. 2021).