March 19, 2020 – The COVID-19 crisis, while encouraging social isolation, has also helped to coalesce the authorities of medicine to support telemedicine/electronic communication with your patients.

Below are links to important releases and resources that will give you guidance on providing telemedicine and on getting reimbursed for your services from commercial carriers, Medicaid, and Medicare.
Human Services Department (Medicaid/Centennial Care)
Letter of Direction #30 – COVID-19 Guidance for Centennial Care 2.0 MCOs – Includes new codes for phone and e-visits, pharmacy requirements, testing and treatment, provider network requirements, call centers, and other.

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid
President Trump Expands Telehealth Benefits for Medicare Beneficiaries During COVID-19 Outbreak. Beginning on March 6, 2020, Medicare—administered by CMS—will temporarily pay clinicians to provide telehealth services for beneficiaries residing across the entire country.Fact Sheet for Providers

Frequently Asked Questions for Providers

Office for Civil Rights at Department of Health and Human Services
Notice on HIPAA and Discretion for Telehealth

American Medical Association
NM Legislature