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01 Telemedicine Credentialing and Privileging

New and amended rules from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services permit medicare participating hospitals to provide telemedicine services to their patients through written agreements with a distant-site hospital or a distant-site telemedicine entity. This module is intended to provide you with an overview of these changes in the credentialing and privileging process as it relates to telemedicine.

01 Telemedicine Credentialing and Privileging


  • Define Credentialing and Privileging
  • Recognize the new requirements for C&P in the final ruling by the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare
  • Identify the criteria for a Distant and Originating site classification
  • Identify elements that should be included in the written agreement between the Originating site and the Distant site.