Medicare Telehealth Coding as of April 30

Healthcare providers are granted even more latitude for use of telehealth services during the COVID-19 public health emergency. On a Friday, at month-end, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) kindly dropped another bomb on us: more t… For more, read here: AAPC Blog Related Posts:Prevent Medicare Claims Denials in 2020OIG Uncovers Medicare Overpayments for Chronic Care…OIG to Audit Risk Adjustment CodingNew Medicare Cards Initiate Phishing ScamCMS Goes After Medicare Advantage OverpaymentsUsing Modifier 95 for Telehealth Makes Cents

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Using Modifier 95 for Telehealth Makes Cents

Capture full payment for remote visits during the PHE for COVID-19. An interim final rule published in the April 6, 2020, Federal Register explains how to bill telehealth services during the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE). The final rule goes … For more, read here: AAPC Blog Related Posts:Modifier 59 Is Over-Used and Abused, MAC SaysMedicare Telehealth Coding as of April 30

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98point6 Wants to be Amazon Prime of Primary Care

A Seattle company looks to make primary care as easy as buying something off of Amazon.com. 98point6 is a Seattle start-up brain child of Rob Schwietzer who scaled Amazon Prime from thousands to millions and CEO Robbie Cape from Microsoft. 98point6 … For more, read here: AAPC Blog Related Posts:Is Direct Primary Care the Answer?OIG Uncovers Medicare Overpayments for Chronic Care…

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3 Issues in 2019 Virtual Care

Mandy Roth of Healthcare Leaders asked readers what they expected in the immediate future (2019) in virtual care, and if any trends can be predicted. As a result, three key issues stood out: Growth in virtual care will be spurred on by changes in reim… For more, read here: AAPC Blog Related Posts:OIG Uncovers Medicare Overpayments for Chronic Care…Is Direct Primary Care the Answer?

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Telehealth in Your Practice

Direct to Consumer/Patient When thinking about implementing telehealth in your practice, determine which platform will work best for your providers and patients. The market has consolidated into two major platforms, American Well and Teledoc… For more, read here: AAPC Blog Related Posts:Using Modifier 95 for Telehealth Makes CentsMedicare Telehealth Coding as of April 30

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