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“Telehealth means the delivery of medically necessary somatic or behavioral health services to a patient at an originating site by distant site provider, through the use of technology-assisted commu-nication.”Source:Code of Maryland Admin. Regs. Sec. 10.09.49.02. (Accessed Sept. 2019). Live VideoPolicyReimbursement for telehealth is required for services appropriately delivered through tele-health and may not exclude from coverage a health care service solely because it is through telehealth.The Department may require providers to submit a registration form to include information required for the processing of telehealth claims.Source:MD General Health Code Sec. 15-105.2 & Insurance Code 15-139. (Accessed Sept. 2019). Managed CareMCOs shall provide coverage for medically necessary telemedicine services.Source:Code of Maryland Admin. Regs. Sec. 10.09.67.31. (Accessed Sept. 2019). Maryland Medicaid provides a telehealth program that employs a “hub-and-spoke” model. Communication must be in real time, and the participant must be at an originating site with a telepresenter.Source:MD Medicaid Telehealth Program. Telehealth Provider Manual, p. 1. Updated May 2, 2018. (Accessed Sept. 2019).