Telemedicine Coding, Billing and Compliance Payment Pearls from MD


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 a 60-minute online training session, 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.

Here are just a few of the practical, step-by-step tactics for telemedicine coding, billing and compliance you’ll receive by attending this 60-minute online training:

  • Comply with “originating site” Medicare requirements to avoid an audit and repayments
  • Master modifiers GT and GQ vs. consultation codes
  • Determine which of your services qualify to be paid as telehealth
  • Iron clad your payments with telemedicine documentation guideline essentials
  • Pin down 2019 CPT codes for telemedicine that can be used and how to submit them
  • Uncover how geographic region and scope of service play into billing telehealth
  • Identify the required technology that make billing for these services possible (you may already have it)
  • Take advantage of Medicare Advantage telehealth payments
  • And so much more…

IMPORTANT: Reimbursement for non-face-to-face care crosses multiple specialties and services such as: Mental Health, Transitional Care Management, Prolonged Services, Emergency Medicine, Long-Term Care Facilities, Diabetes, End-Stage Renal Disease, Smoking Cessation, Alcohol and Substance Abuse, Annual Wellness Visit, etc.

You deserve to capture all allowable reimbursement for the expertise and assistance offered by your practice regardless of whether it is in person or online. You can stop providing telehealth (non-face-to-face) services to your patients for free.

Don’t wait, sign up today.

Meet Your Expert

Michael Stearns
MD, CPC, CFPC, CRCPhysician Informaticist

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.


Kay Edwards
Payer Audit Response Analyst, Summit Health Management
Content was good. The webinar provided a good overview of Telemedicine.
Dominique Roberson
Director of Credentialing, Virtual Medical Staff
Well explained and Thorough.
Linda Rodrigues
QRM Manager, Planned Parenthood of Northern, Central, and Southern NJ
Very relevant topic on up and coming subject.
David Strout
CFO, Medical Recovery Services
It was informative and well organized!
AJ Wagner
Assistant Chief Operating Officer, Parallon