This issue brief provides updates on state Medicaid policies regarding delivery of telehealth services by provider types and modalities, as of January 2022. The COVID-19 pandemic substantially accelerated interest in and utilization of telehealth across all payers including Medicaid. State Medicaid telehealth coverage policies and adoption of new flexibilities provided under the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE) vary. Several states have made PHE-related telehealth flexibilities permanent while other policies have expired.
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