Telehealth

Telehealth

 covers certain telehealth services.

Your costs in Original Medicare

You pay 20% of the 

 for your doctor or other health care provider’s services, and the Part B 

 applies.

Note

To find out how much your test, item, or service will cost, talk to your doctor or health care provider. The specific amount you’ll owe may depend on several things, like:

  • Other insurance you may have
  • How much your doctor charges
  • Whether your doctor accepts assignment
  • The type of facility
  • Where you get your test, item, or service

 

What it is

Telehealth services include office visits and consultations that are provided using an interactive 2-way telecommunications system (with real-time audio and video) by a doctor or certain other health care provider who isn’t at your location.

These services are available in some rural areas, under certain conditions, but only if you're located at one of these places:

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