Getting Paid for Telehealth Services under the CMS Proposed Rules for CY 2021

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  • 60 minutes
  • 0 Day Left
     May 01, 2021 - May 31, 2021
  •   08:00 AM - 09:00 AM ET
    05:00 AM - 06:00 AM PT

There have been unprecedented changes to the rules and regulations for Telehealth services during the COVID-19 pandemic. Mandatory stay at home orders have disrupted the traditional healthcare model as we know it and organizations are scrambling to navigate the new reimbursement landscape and continue to care for patients. Today’s session will provide you with the information needed to maximize Telehealth services within your organization, compliantly report the services for reimbursement based on the latest rules and proposed rule for CY 2021, and troubleshoot any claims denials or payment issues you may have encountered so far.

Join this session with expert speaker Toni Elhoms,where she will discuss about proposed rule on CY 2021 Payment Policies, which included important updates about the expansion of Medicare covered telehealth services due to the COVID-19 pandemic,reimbursement rates and policies, documentation requirement for services and more.

Session Highlights:

This webinar will cover the following topics.

  • Understand key provisions of the CY 2021 Proposed Rule

  • Identify types of Telehealth services under the Medicare physician fee schedule that are now permanently covered

  • Recall CPT Codes, Place of Service codes, and Modifiers applicable to Telehealth services

  • Recognize clinical documentation requirements for Telehealth services

  • Recall various payer policies regarding Telehealth services

  • Understand reimbursement rates and policies for government and private insurance payers

Why You Should Attend:

This webinar will cover key provisions of the CY 2021; the changes proposed for 2021 are bold and designed to more deliberately expand the use of telehealth technologies among Medicare beneficiaries. CMS' proposal to remove frequency limitations for facility inpatient-type telehealth services is a notable change along with another change to allow physicians to fulfill direct supervision requirements while remote.

Who Should Attend:

  • Professional Fee Coders

  • Auditors

  • Billers

  • Educators

  • Consultants

  • Revenue Cycle Management Professionals

  • Coding Management and Operational Leadership

  • Medical Providers of all specialties

  • Mental Health providers

  • Speech-Language Pathologists

  • Occupational Therapists

  • Physical Therapists

  • Physician Advisers

  • Compliance Officers/Committees

You may ask your Question directly to our expert during the Q&A session.

** You can buy On-Demand and view it as per your convenience.

Toni Elhoms

Toni Elhoms

Toni Elhoms, CCS, CRC, CPC, AHIMA-Approved ICD10-CM/PCS Trainer is a nationally known speaker and recognized subject matter expert on medical coding, reimbursement, and revenue cycle management. She is the Founder and CEO of Alpha Coding Experts, LLC. She holds multiple credentials with the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC).

With over a decade of industry experience, she has led and supported hospital systems, universities, physician practices, payers, government agencies, and other entities on coding, billing, and compliance initiatives. She is a frequent contributor to various media outlets, speaker, and regular guest on industry podcasts. She created the Alpha Coding Podcast series to share her industry Pro-Tips. She also leads and mentors a network of revenue cycle management professionals across the country and serves as the President of the Orlando, FL AAPC Chapter.

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