State Policy Overview

Beam’s live video chat feature is reimbursable in Alabama for both Medicare and Medicaid. Private Payers will likely cover telehealth as well, but are only required to for mental health services.

Related Information

In 2016, Alabama put in place a parity law that requires commercial insurance to cover mental health services.

According to the Alabama state Medicaid policy, Beam Health’s live video chat feature is reimbursable in the state of Alabama because it fits the parameters of telemedicine as defined by the state as live, real-time interactions. Read more here.

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