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December 2016 Texas Medicaid Provider Procedures Manual

Telecommunication Services Handbook : 3 Services, Benefits, Limitations, and Prior Authorization : 3.1 Telemedicine Services

3.1
Telemedicine is defined as a health-care service that is either initiated by a physician who is licensed to practice medicine in Texas or provided by a health professional who is acting under physician delegation and supervision. Telemedicine is provided for the purpose of the following:
Transfer of medical data that requires the use of advanced telecommunications technology, other than telephone or facsimile technology, including the following:

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