Regardless of your specialty or the size of your practice, if you are not accurately billing your non-face-to-face patient services using the 2019 telemedicine codes and laws YOU ARE LOSING MONEY and INVITING COSTLY AUDITS.
More than likely there are non-face-to-face patient services you’re providing that you could be getting paid for (instead of continuing to provide them for free). You’ve been giving these services away for so long, you may not even consider them reimbursable. Well, not anymore.
With the proven strategies inside this 2-Part Telemedicine Coding and Compliance Online Training Series, you can finally get paid what you deserve for these non-face-to-face services, minimize your legal risks, and avoid financial losses.
Order this 2-Part Telemedicine Coding and Compliance Online Training Series within the next 5 days, and you’ll save an additional 20% off the total cost. Or, if you prefer, you can choose each session individually without the discount. ORDER TODAY!
PART 1: Telemedicine Coding, Billing and Compliance Payment Pearls from MD
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Telemedicine coding, billing and compliance includes a variety of non-face-to-face services that you might not expect to be eligible for reimbursement – many of which you probably provide now and are just not being paid for.
The good news is that in addition to Medicare reimbursing for certain telemedicine services, the majority of states now have laws requiring private payers to also pay for them. The problem is that telemedicine coding, billing and compliance is complicated, but get it right and the financial reward can be significant – but you MUST know how …
That’s where telemedicine documentation guidelines physician coding expert, Michael Stearns, MD, CPC, CFPC, CRC, comes in. During his 60-minute, online training, Dr. Stearns will walk you through telemedicine coding, billing and compliance for non-face-to-face services so you can get paid more of what you deserve – and protect payment with documentation musts.
Michael Stearns, MD, CPC, CFPC, CRC is a physician informaticist, certified professional coder (CPC), certified family practice coder (CFPC) and certified risk adjustment coder (CRC). He is the CEO and Founder of Apollo HIT, LLC, an organization that provides healthcare information technology (HIT) and compliance consulting services.
His company assists organizations with meeting their documentation, compliance, coding, risk adjustment, EHR optimization and other program goals; including performance in quality and efficiency-based incentive programs.
Amy M. Joseph, Esq., Partner with HLB, counsels both providers and health information technology companies in the digital health space, including compliance and reimbursement issues related to telehealth. Amy advises health systems, academic medical centers, teaching hospitals, and a wide variety of other health care providers on business and regulatory matters. A significant portion of her practice is focused on fraud and abuse compliance. She has advised health systems, physician practices, and digital health companies on establishment of telehealth programs by health systems, including scope of practice, informed consent, reimbursement, and other regulatory considerations in states of operation
Amy regularly works closely with health system and hospital compliance departments to advise prospectively on protocols and best practices as well as to assist with internal investigations. She received a certification in healthcare research compliance (CHRC).
Amy received her J.D. from UCLA School of Law in 2011, where she graduated first in her class and was elected to the Order of the Coif. While in law school, Amy spent a semester interning at the Health Care Division of the Federal Trade Commission, Bureau of Competition. Amy was admitted to the California Bar in 2011 and the Massachusetts Bar in 2016. Prior to practicing law, Amy served in the United States Air Force.
Jeremy Sherer, associate with HLB, focuses on digital health matters and co-chairs the Firm’s Digital Health Task Force. He counsels health care providers and suppliers, including hospital systems, provider organizations, national telehealth platforms and digital health startups on issues involving regulatory compliance, transactions and innovative business arrangements.
Jeremy’s digital health experience includes counseling clients on corporate practice of medicine issues and e-prescribing (including controlled substances), as well as health care technology transactions. He also advises clients on compliance with fraud and abuse laws, including regulatory compliance issues.
Jeremy frequently speaks on digital health matters across the country. He is a member of the Legal Resource Team at the Center for Telehealth and e-Health Law (“CTeL”). He was named one of “12 Health IT Attorneys You Should Know” by Health Data Management in 2017, and received the American Bar Association Health Law Section’s “Emerging Young Lawyer in Health Care” award in 2019. He has also been named a “Rising Star” in health care law by Super Lawyers since 2017.
Jeremy has represented clients on:
Regulatory Telehealth: Jeremy counseled one of the nation’s largest hospital systems on state-level telehealth developments including scope of practice, physician-patient relationship establishment, midlevel practitioner reimbursement issues and staff operational guidelines.
Telehealth Reimbursement: Jeremy counseled nationwide telehealth services provider on changes to Medicare reimbursement of telehealth and implications for Medicare fee-for-service and Medicare Advantage markets.
Tele-behavioral Health Network: He assisted national hospital system in developing behavioral health network to address behavioral health provider shortage issues.