Tag: Telehealth Reimbursement


Four Common Forms of Virtual Care Reimbursed in Half of US States

According to a recent report, 25 states now provide reimbursement for video, store-and-forward, and audio-only telehealth, as well as remote patient monitoring through Medicaid. Although every state and Washington, D.C. include some form of live video-based telehealth in their Medicaid programs, only 25 of them also offer Medicaid reimbursement for live video, store-and-forward telehealth, remote […]
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Transparent e-Visit Billing: Essential Tips for Primary Care Physicians

In an era where digital progress is transforming every facet of the economy, healthcare is no different. Breakthroughs, particularly in telehealth and e-visits, offer the potential to make healthcare more accessible than ever. While these advancements bring significant promise, they also bring about fresh challenges, particularly in the realm of billing. A growing number of […]
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How telehealth can help inpatient care, and what a hybrid future looks like

Healthcare provider organizations and clinicians are fortunate that telehealth has gone mainstream as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Telehealth opens up many new avenues to expand access to care, streamline the delivery of care, create new workflows and improve patient outcomes. Hopefully the Congress and state legislatures will act soon to ensure the temporary […]
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Telehealth Utilization Increasing Medicaid Provider Reimbursement

Not only has Medicaid ensured care access for enrollees during the pandemic, but its coverage of telehealth services has proved a boon to Medicaid providers in California. Increased use of telehealth services by Medicaid beneficiaries in California is leading to positive financial outcomes for providers in the state. CLOSEDLOOP.AI TOPS EPIC, CERNER FOR AI PLATFORM […]
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A Snapshot of Telehealth Payment Policies Across States

Telehealth policies vary from state to state but in the past few months there have been some common regulation changes across the country. Specifically, states modified their Medicaid reimbursement policies for telehealth services, the Center for Connected Health Policy’s (CCHP) State Telehealth Laws and Reimbursement Policies Fall 2021 report revealed. CCHP gathered data from state […]
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Telehealth Reimbursement Needed to Address Demand, Staffing Issues

About 41% of primary care clinicians say going back to pre-pandemic telehealth reimbursement rules would kill virtual care at their practices and exacerbate staffing issues. The survey conducted in mid-August by the Larry A. Green Center, in collaboration with the Primary Care Collaborative (PCC), found that primary care practices have come to rely on telehealth. […]
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American Medical Association Passes Pro-Telehealth Resolution

American Medical Association delegates adopted a policy this week directing the organization to keep working to support telehealth advancements during and after the COVID-19 pandemic. The American Medical Association this week resolved to continue advocating for telehealth after the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly among underserved communities. After physicians and medical students gathered virtually for five days, […]
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Telehealth Reimbursement May Be Changing. How Should Providers Prepare?

The future potential of telehealth hinges on how it’s reimbursed. Virtual care may be popular among patients, but if providers can’t get paid for their services, it’s unlikely they’ll be able to continue to provide them. The government has signaled its support for reimbursing some telehealth services, at least in the short term. The Centers […]
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Top 3 Concerns with the 2021 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Rule

Comments on the 2021 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule proposed rule centered on potential payment cuts, telehealth reimbursement, and quality reporting changes. Provider groups are concerned that some proposals in the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule rule for 2021 would exacerbate the financial challenges physicians are already facing during the COVID-19 pandemic, including lack of adequate telehealth […]
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