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KY Updated Telehealth Guidance

April 3, 2020

On April 1, 2020, the Kentucky Department for Medicaid Services published additional guidance in its updated Provider Telehealth FAQs. Among other updates, DMS clarified that cost sharing for all services is waived, and prior authorization requirements for all medical and behavioral services, including drug benefits administered through the medical benefit (but not drugs under pharmacy benefits), are suspended. These waivers and suspensions are also applicable to managed care organizations.