Online Training Course

Prod ID: 298
Telehealth Services for 2020 and Beyond

CMS has broadened access to Medicare telehealth services. Learn new codes and modifier usage to bill properly and receive maximum reimbursement. Review of telecommunications methods, coverage types, HIPAA guidance, and more.

CEUs

3

Length

90 min

Price

$199

CMS broadened access to Medicare telehealth services so that beneficiaries can receive a wider range of services from their doctors without having to travel to a healthcare facility. Learn about the new codes, modifier usage and coverage types to bill properly and receive maximum reimbursement for telehealth services.

Linda D'Spain

CMPE, CMC, CMIS, CMOM, CMCO, CMCA-E/M


Linda is President of her medical practice management consulting firm, D'Spain Consulting. She travels the country conducting national seminars, workshops and webinars and consulting with physician practices, hospitals and medical societies on healthcare reimbursement, documentation guidelines, procedural and diagnostic coding, financial management, human resources, medical office management and compliance with fraud and abuse, OSHA, and HIPAA. She has also served as an Independent Review Organization (IRO) for the Office of the Inspector General and consulted for the Texas Medical and Dental Boards.

With more than 30 years of experience in medical practice management, Linda has managed cardiology, cardiothoracic, vascular surgery, physical therapy, orthopedics, pediatric orthopedics, gynecology and reproductive endocrinology and large multispecialty group practices. She maintained broad responsibilities in business and clinical operations, financial management, governance and organizational dynamics, human resource management, marketing, customer service, compliance, information system management, mergers and acquisitions and risk management.

Linda has attained all five PMI certifications. She also has a degree in Business Administration and is a Board Certified Medical Practice Executive through the American College of Medical Practice Executives, a member of the San Antonio Medical Group Managers Association (MGMA) and has served as an advisory board member with PMI.

CMS broadened access to Medicare telehealth services so that beneficiaries can receive a wider range of services from their doctors without having to travel to a healthcare facility. The 1135 waiver expanded Medicare coverage for office, hospital, and other visits furnished via telecommunications and information technology across the country and including in the patient's place of residence.

Highlights:
  • Learn new codes and modifier usage to bill properly and receive maximum reimbursement for telehealth services.
  • Review coverage types
  • Explore telecommunications methods
  • HIPAA Privacy and Security guidance

The policy and payment landscape around telehealth continues to be complex. This class will help ensure accurate reimbursement for your providers. Learn what types of telehealth and virtual communication services can be offered through various telecommunication methods, and what coverage, reimbursement requirements, and limitations are being set by private payers.

HIPAA privacy and security regulations will be enforced for telehealth services once the pandemic has subsided. Get guidance and recommendations from the AMA and OIG as well as information on the emergency declarations affecting telehealth across all payers.

Self-paced online program includes unlimited review of previously recorded instruction and the downloadable PowerPoint handout for 6 months.

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