Medicaid Coverage of Family Planning Services Delivered via Telehealth

Executive Summary

The COVID-19 public health emergency has shown the need to increase access to health services through telehealth, including for Medicaid beneficiaries. Almost nine months into the pandemic, millions of people have accessed services via telehealth. However, the need and desire for telehealth will persist after the public health emergency ends, particularly for individuals seeking time-sensitive reproductive and sexual health care. This fact sheet will address Medicaid coverage of family planning services delivered via telehealth.

We are excited to release three fact sheets that we hope will be helpful to advocates, providers, and policy-makers:

For additional recommendations on how Medicaid should cover services provided via telehealth, please see NHeLP’s Medicaid Principles on Telehealth.

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