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Telehealth Services

This revised product comprises Subregulatory Guidance for Swing Bed Services, and its content is based on publicly available content at and CMS policy or operation subject matter experts also reviewed/cleared this product. This product educates healthcare providers about coverage and billing for telehealth services. This product also includes information on various telehealth topics such as Originating Sites, Distant Sites, Telehealth Requirements, Covered Telehealth, Telehealth Home Health: New G-Codes, Telehealth Originating Sites Billing and Payment, and Consent for Care Management & Virtual Communication Services. Revisions to this product don’t include any substantive content changes.
The previous version of this Product is currently posted on CMS website at

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Issued by: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

Issue Date: May 16, 2024

DISCLAIMER: The contents of this database lack the force and effect of law, except as authorized by law (including Medicare Advantage Rate Announcements and Advance Notices) or as specifically incorporated into a contract. The Department may not cite, use, or rely on any guidance that is not posted on the guidance repository, except to establish historical facts.