Westchester County Teletherapy FAQ


Q. Are we allowed to provide teletherapy?  

A. Yes, you can provide teletherapy sessions in Westchester County.

Q. What services are allowed to use teletherapy? 

A. All itinerant RS services, SEIT and RS in CB programs.

Q. When can we begin providing teletherapy?  

A. You were able to provide teletherapy sessions as of 3/29/2020.

Q. Should agencies be recording "provided" classroom attendance when they are providing distance learning education?
A. Yes, agencies should be recording "provided classroom attendance when they  are providing distance learning education

Q. Are the reimbursement rates different?  

A. No, the reimbursement will be at the same rate.

Q. Will there be separate enrollments / ESIDs for the teletherapy? 

A. No, there will not be separate enrollments/ESIDs for teletherapy services.

Q. Will we need to obtain parental/caregiver signatures? 

A. Yes, via email or photo during this event- this will serve as the original document.