This article was revised on July 1, 2021, to update the content and the effective date range range for self-funded groups. To learn about the AmeriHealth Pennsylvania position on telemedicine services, please read this article.
Expansion of telemedicine coverage
To encourage social distancing and increase access to care, AmeriHealth New Jersey continues to expand its telemedicine services to our members. This chart provides details of the expanded coverage.
Fully insured groups||
Effective March 6, 2020, until 90 days after the end of both the state of emergency and the public health emergency related to COVID-19.
Effective March 6, 2020, until October 31, 2021.
Primary care provider (PCP) visits|
Cost-sharing (i.e., copayment, deductible, and coinsurance) is waived for all telemedicine visits with in-network PCPs.
Behavioral health visits|
It is federally mandated that visits related to COVID-19 testing and diagnosis are covered without member cost-sharing.
AmeriHealth New Jersey is committed to providing our members with access to the care they need during the COVID-19 pandemic. We encourage all AmeriHealth New Jersey members to visit our dedicated COVID-19 webpage for
AmeriHealth New Jersey regularly for the latest news and updates. We will continue to evaluate member needs as the situation changes.
Read more about coverage requirements, billing, reimbursement, and proper coding in the News Article,
Telemedicine and Telehealth Services for AmeriHealth New Jersey Members (Updated March 19, 2021), which is posted on our Medical and Claim Payment Policy Portal.