Tag: Telehealth Claims

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Telehealth Billing: What You Need to Know for Success

Telehealth billing, the process of submitting claims for telehealth services, is an essential component of this virtual care model. Efficient and accurate telehealth billing ensures that providers are reimbursed for their services and that patients are not overbilled. The healthcare landscape has undeniably shifted towards a more virtual model. Telehealth, the utilization of telecommunications technology […]
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Telehealth Claims Decline in Q1: Things To Know

Based on FAIR Health’s Monthly Telehealth Regional Tracker, the national decline in private insurance telehealth claims reached 5.4% in April, comprising 5.3% of all medical claims. This reduction can be observed across all four U.S. census regions: the Midwest (4.7%), Northeast (6.3%), South (6.8%), and West (6.4%). On average, patient visits lasted between 20 and […]
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Expanded Telehealth Services Won’t Lower Healthcare Costs

  Contrary to widespread hopes, the growth in telehealth brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic probably won’t lower health care costs. But it may make some services more widely accessible. A new Kaiser Family Foundation study compares average 2020 commercial insurance payments for evaluation and management and mental health therapy claims for services provided via […]
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The 2023 Telehealth Service Codes Physicians Need to Know

Question: Could you kindly provide us with the updated telehealth services codes for the year 2023? Response: Regarding Medicare Telehealth Services for the year 2023, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) are introducing fresh Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) codes to the compilation of Medicare telehealth services. More precisely, the subsequent HCPCS […]
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Telehealth Usage Rises with Increase of Covid-19 Cases

As the nation began experiencing an uptick in COVID-19 cases this fall, a similar upswing occurred in the use of telehealth, according to the latest report from FAIR Health, an independent, nonprofit organization, which tracks commercial insurance claims as part of a healthcare cost transparency initiative. Compared to one year ago, October usage of telehealth increased […]
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