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Yet more changes to
the Administrative Code. This one involves Rule 133.30, pertaining to
billing for Telemedicine and Telehealth Services. The proposed
modification adds “Teledentistry” to the list of reimbursable remote health
care and incorporates the (somewhat redundant) definition from the Texas
Occupations Code, Section 111.001: “ ‘Teledentistry dental service’ means a
health care service delivered by a dentist, or a health professional acting
under the delegation and supervision of a dentist, acting within the scope of
the dentist's or health professional's license or certification to a patient at
a different physical location than the dentist or health professional using
telecommunications or information technology.” Billing for teledentistry
services would follow applicable Medicaid payment policies. The DWC
invites feedback, again via RuleComments@tdi.texas.gov, this time by July
We were all set to mock the very concept of “Teledentistry” until we happened upon Marathon Man on Turner Classic Movies last night.
If nothing else, at least teledentists can’t torture their patients remotely. Congratulations, Teledentistry. You win.
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