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CMS Update: Telehealth Restrictions Lifted (03-17-20)

In response to the coronavirus public health emergency, CMS has broadened access to Medicare telehealth services.

Click here for the Medicare Telemedicine Health Care Provider Fact Sheet

Click here for the Medicare Telehealth Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Points to Note:

  1. Practices may now render full E&M services to patients in areas where there is no shortage of providers (99211-215 with appropriate modifiers appended).

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COVID-19 Billing: Telehealth and Other Communication-Based Technology Services

With the overload of information coming in regarding coronavirus, it can become difficult to keep abreast of the changes being made.

Here are some excerpts from the Medicare Fact Sheet on CMS coverage guidelines for telehealth services dated 03/05/2020:

Telehealth and Other Communication-Based Technology Services

Beneficiaries can communicate with their doctors or certain other practitioners without necessarily going to the doctor’s office in person for a full visit.

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Top 3 Tips for Medicare Enrollment

Top 3 Tips for Medicare Enrollment

Medicare enrollment can be very confusing for those enrolling for the first time.  From being aware of the enrollment period to understanding the type of health coverage required; from finding out the various options available to being knowledgeable of the various scams related to Medicare – all this can cause stress and confusion.  Choosing the right plan requires an individual assessment. 

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