Telehealth Security

Telehealth Security: Protect Patient Information and Your Practice

Your practice is responsible for protecting your patients’ ePHI at both the origination site and the distant site. You must ensure that both locations have appropriate administrative, physical, and technical safeguards in place as outlined in the HIPAA Security Rule...
Telemedicine Originating Site

Medicare (CMS) Telemedicine Originating Site

What does Medicare consider an originating site for Telemedicine services? Medicare (CMS [Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services]) has some guidance to help you identify what might qualify as an originating site. You will need to verify with your other payers if you are dealing with someone other than Medicare. The Medicare originating site locations […]
Telemedicine Claim Denials

Avoid Telemedicine Claim Denials by Knowing Your Site

In 2017, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has added even more services to its approved telemedicine list, and you can be sure that the agency will continue this trend in coming years. That’s great news for both your potential patients and your practice. But the coding is hardly straightforward, and you have […]