Telemedicine Definition

NC Medical Board

"Telemedicine” is the practice of medicine using electronic communication, information technology or other means between a licensee in one location and a patient in another location with or without an intervening health care provider.

Policy in its entity can be found at:

NC DHHS – Guidelines for Use of Telepsychiatry

Telepsychiatry is the use of two-way real–time interactive audio and video between places of lesser and greater psychiatric expertise to provide and support psychiatric care when distance separates participants who are in different geographical locations. A beneficiary is referred by one provider to receive the services of another provider via telepsychiatry.

NC Division of Medical Assistance Medicaid and Health Choice Telemedicine and Telepsychiatry Clinical Coverage Policy No: 1H

Policies & Guidelines