WHAT IS TELEMEDICINE?
Telemedicine refers to practicing patient care via a digital platform instead of the provider and patient being physically together. Generally, this is a video visit via a device that connects to the internet such as a computer, tablet, or smartphone.
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HOW DO I GET REIMBURSED FOR TELEMEDICINE SERVICES?
CMS has expanded coverage of telemedicine CPT codes eligible for reimbursement. Among these codes are CPT 96116, 96132, 96133, 96136, and 96137 that can be used when providing concussion care.
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HOW DO I GET STARTED WITH TELEMEDICINE?
1. Decide what the scope of your telemedicine practice will be. What services will you offer? What days / times will it be available?
2. Set up and train your team to conduct telemedicine visits.
3. Familiarize yourself with reimbursement guidelines for telemedicine.
4. Have a system for documenting telemedicine visits the same way you would for an in-person visit.*
*Telemedicine refers specifically to remote clinical services as compared to telehealth that refers to remote non-clinical services, such as provider training, administrative meetings, and continuing medical education, in addition to clinical services.
Get an in-depth walkthrough on how to incorporate telemedicine into your concussion care program from the initial telemedicine evaluation to discharge.
Get actionable steps on how to incorporate telemedicine into your concussion care program from the initial telemedicine evaluation to discharge in this webinar replay.