Medicare Coverage and Payment of Virtual Services

Topic
Office Management
Title
Medicare Coverage and Payment of Virtual Services
Date
2020-05-08
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Video
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Medicare Coverage and Payment of Virtual Services

This video will provide you with answers to common questions about the expanded Medicare telehealth services benefit under the 1135 waiver authority and Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act.

For more information about RHCs and FQHCs, visit the MLN Matters article SE20016, New and Expanded Flexibilities for Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) and Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE) on the CMS website at https://www.cms.gov/files/document/se20016.pdf (PDF)

CMS maintains a list of services that are normally furnished in person that may be furnished via Medicare telehealth. This list can be found at https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Medicare-General-information/Telehealth/Telehealth-Codes

The most up-to-date information on Coronavirus waivers & flexibilities can be found in MLN Matters Article SE20011 at https://www.cms.gov/files/document/se20011.pdf (PDF)