Kansas

At HTRC, we work to make information accessible. Please consult this table for common questions about Kansas telemedicine reimbursement for Kansas Medicaid (KanCare) and private insurance. However, this is meant as a quick reference guide only. For more nuanced questions, please call HTRC at 877-643-HTRC (4872).

Kansas Reimbursement
MedicaidPrivate Insurance
Is telemedicine reimbursed?Yes. However, KanCare has three payers and policies vary among the three. Consulting provider must bill codes with GT modifier. Originating site uses code Q3014.Kansas has no parity law but most insurance companies in Kansas cover telemedicine. However, reimbursement may not be the same as in-person services. May not cover facility fees.
Patient locationKansas does not limit reimbursement based on patient location and allows reimbursement for home-based telehealth.
Provider locationAny licensed provider contracted with KanCareNo limit
Provider typesKansas does not specify provider types covered.
Reimbursement amount-The provider site payment is the same as face-to-face services
-The patient site can bill for a telemedicine facility fee.
-The provider site payment is the same as face-to-face services
-Not all private insurers cover facility fees for the patient site.
Telemedicine forms coveredAll three cover interactive video conferencing. Office visits, individual psychotherapy and medication management can be billed. Sunflower covers home telemonitoring.

For more information about Kansas reimbursement, see pages 2-25 of the Fee-for-Service Provider Manual.