Update on Medicare Reimbursements for Telemedicine Visits

What You Need to Know about the Recent Changes

by: Christine Schneider, Vice President

In these unprecedented and difficult times, we want to help you as you navigate the changes on Medicare reimbursements for telemedicine visits. Click on the link below for the latest in Medicare’s reimbursement of telemedicine while we are faced with national emergency due to Covid-19.

The Trump Administration just announced expanded Medicare telemedicine (non-face to face visits) coverage that will enable beneficiaries to receive a wider range of healthcare services from their doctors without having to travel to a healthcare facility. Beginning on March 6, 2020, Medicare—administered by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) — will temporarily pay clinicians to provide telemedicine services for beneficiaries residing across the entire country.

For more information, click on our communique below:

Medicare Reimbursement for Telemedicine.


Addiditional Links to the AOA
News for Optometric professionals and General Public on Covid-19


Recorded Webinar from AOA Regarding Covid 19 and Medicare Telehealth Services


Informational Slides regarding Covid-19 and Medicare Telehealth Services