Yes. The Board’s telehealth regulations do not apply to telephone calls, emails or fax. Such interactions are not prohibited or otherwise regulated by the Board’s telehealth regulations. See
Health Occ. § 1-1001 (e) (3)
; COMAR 10.32.05.02B (8) (b)
The Board does not regulate reimbursement or provide reimbursement advice. However, please note that as of July 1, 2021, the Preserve Telehealth Access Act of 2021 went into effect. This act states that from July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2023, an audio-only telephone conversation between a health care provider and a patient that results in the delivery of a billable, covered health care service is included as telehealth under the Maryland Insurance Article.