Iowa Telehealth Policy
Iowa does not currently have an active PHE.
Iowa is an expansion state with full coverage parity & full Medicaid payment parity.
Iowa Medicaid-allowable originating sites receive facility fees, and include: Offices of physicians (02, 03), psychologists, social workers, behavioral health providers, habilitation services providers, and advanced registered nurse practitioners; hospitals, CAHs, FQHCs, RHCs, and school-based clinics.
Medicaid providers eligible to bill for telehealth include: Physicians, PAs, NPs, CNSs, CRNAs, nurse midwives, behavioral health providers, clinical psychologists, and FQHCs
Non-covered Medicaid services include: Group therapies, Targeted Case Management for high-risk pregnant women and infants or for individuals in need of long-term care services
Medicaid pays FQHCs a PPS rate and does not cover RPM services.
Iowa participates in the following interstate licensure compacts: Medical, eRN, PT, OT, and EMS (Psychology, Counseling, and ASLP pending)
RECIPROCITY: Psychologists, PAs, hearing aid specialists, and nurses must be licensed in Iowa to provide telehealth services to a patient in Iowa