Oklahoma

At HTRC, we work to make information accessible. Please consult this table for common questions about Oklahoma telemedicine reimbursement for Oklahoma Medicaid (SoonerCare) 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).

Oklahoma Reimbursement
MedicaidPrivate Insurance
Is telemedicine reimbursed?Yes Yes, Oklahoma has legislation mandating coverage, but it does not mandate that services provided by telehealth are reimbursed at the same rate as in-person services.
Geographic requirementBoth rural and urban patients can be reimbursed for telehealth services.
Patient locationServices can be provided to patient in health care facilities or their homes, including nursing homes.
Provider locationNo limit. Provider does not have to be in Oklahoma at the time of services.No limit
Provider typesAny provider contracted with SoonerCare and licensed for service.
Reimbursement amountThe provider payment is the same as face-to-face services
Telemedicine forms Covers all interactive teleconferencing when patient is on the conference and a SoonerCare member is with the patient. May cover remote patient monitoring as early as September 2017.
Service types covered Most services are now covered, including primary care.
Network typesBeing part of an approved telehealth network is no longer necessary. The only requirements are that the network is secure, HIPAA compliant and has good transmission.