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Medicare Telehealth Payment Eligibility Analyzer

Find out if an authorized originating site* is eligible for Medicare telehealth payment.

Authorized originating sites which meet the following criteria shall be designated as eligible for Medicare telehealth payment:

  • Analysis indicates that the address does not fall into a metropolitan statistical area.

  • OR
  • If address falls into a metropolitan statistical area, then the address must be in a rural area and be in a geographic health professional shortage area.

Check if an address is eligible for Medicare telehealth originating site payment:

Please provide either street address + city + state, or street address + ZIP code.



*Authorized originating sites include:

  • Offices of a Physician or Practitioner
  • Hospitals
  • Critical Access Hospitals
  • Community Mental Health Centers
  • Skilled Nursing Facilities
  • Rural Health Clinics
  • Federally Qualified Health Centers
  • Hospital-Based or Critical Access Hospital (CAH)-Based Renal Dialysis Centers (including satellites)


HPSA Status of No Data Provided, Proposed Withdrawal or Not Designated may not meet eligibility requirements for certain programs such as clinician Loan Repayment. For NHSC placements, only HPSAs with a Status of Designated are eligible for placements. For other programs, please consult with individual programs for eligibility based upon current HPSA Status.