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Kentucky DMS Updates Telehealth FAQs relevant to HHAs and Psychological Testing

Between May 1-5, 2020, the Department of Medicaid Services (DMS) updated its Telehealth FAQs. In one of the new FAQs, DMS said that home health agencies can recertify care using telehealth. (FAQ 59, p. 12). However, in another FAQ, DMS said that, after consulting with DMS associated clinicians, it does not see a safe way forward for the viability of utilizing telehealth, telehealth-like service delivery or the telephone for psychological testing at this time (FAQ 60, p. 12).