State Policy Overview

Beam’s live video chat feature is reimbursable in Idaho through Medicaid under certain circumstances because it fits the parameters of telemedicine defined by the state such as live, real-time interactions.

Related Information

Idaho does not have a private parity law in place to require insurers to reimburse for telemedicine.

Beam’s live video chat feature is reimbursable in the state of Idaho through Medicaid because it fits the parameters of telemedicine defined by the state such as live, real-time interactions. There are restrictions on what telemedicine services Idaho’s Medicaid reimburses. The following services are covered by Idaho’s Medicaid:

  • Primary Care Services
  • Specialty Services
  • Psychotherapy with evaluation and management
  • Psychiatric diagnostic interview
  • Pharmacological management
  • Psychiatric Crisis Services

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