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June 2020 Newsletter

June 2020

Post-Acute Industry News

CMS (FINALLY) Clarifies Telehealth and Institutional Providers of Outpatient Therapy

On May 27, 2020, CMS updated the “Frequently Asked Questions to Assist Medicare Providers” document posted on their Coronavirus Waivers webpage and offered the long-awaited clarification regarding institutional providers – SNFs, rehab agencies, hospitals, etc. – and telehealth. Outpatient therapy services furnished via telehealth paid under Medicare Part B can be reported on an institutional claim. Learn more

CMS (FINALLY) Clarifies Telehealth and Institutional Providers of Outpatient Therapy

[UPDATED] CMS Clarifies Institutional Providers May Bill E-visits, Virtual Check-ins, Telephone Assessments

CMS Clarifies Institutional Providers May Bill E-visits, Virtual Check-ins, Telephone Assessments

On Friday, May 15, 2020, CMS released Transmittal 10139 which update the Therapy Code List to include the HCPCS and CPT codes representing e-visits, virtual check-ins, and telephone assessments as “sometimes therapy” codes for the duration of the COVID-19 public health emergency. Learn more

The Importance of Staying Connected with Your Patients Amidst COVID-19 (and how to do it)

Regulations and requirements for the delivery of virtual/technology-rendered services, including telehealth, e-visits, telephone assessments, remote evaluation of recorded video/images, and virtual check-ins, are changing at a fast and furious pace to allow patients to receive necessary health care during the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more

The Importance of Staying Connected with Your Patients Amidst COVID-19

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