State Policy Overview

Beam’s live video chat feature is reimbursable in Arizona through Medicaid as long as the visit is deemed medically necessary, depending on the reason for the visit. Arizona does not have a will reimburse for what it considers to be necessary services through telemedicine.

Related Information

Effective until January 1, 2021, Arizona has a partial telemedicine parity law that requires reimbursement through private payers for specific, necessary services for patients located in rural areas. Rural areas are defined as a city or a region in a county that has less than 900,000 people.

Telemedicine is reimbursable through private payers for the following visits:

  • Burn
  • Cardiology
  • Dermatology
  • Infectious diseases
  • Mental health disorders
  • Neurological diseases including strokes
  • Pain Medicine
  • Pulmonology
  • Substance Abuse
  • Trauma
  • Urology

For more information, click here.

Consultations or treatments considered medically necessary through Beam’s live video chat feature will be covered through Arizona’s Medicaid. Fore more information click here.

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