The nation’s physician and nursing shortage is not a secret, and huge gaps in care access are occurring due, in part, to increased healthcare coverage available under the Affordable Care Act. Telehealth not only improves access to care, it improves health outcomes by removing barriers of time and distance. Billing guidelines of telehealth is challenging, but with strategies in place, your hospital can embrace telehealth technology without concerns about incorrect billing.
The MHA Health Foundation webinar “Understanding Medicare Telemedicine Billing Guidelines” will examine:
- Medicare guidelines for documenting and billing for telemedicine services
- Types of providers that may offer telemedicine services to Medicare beneficiaries
- Telehealth billing processes that may be problematic and how to correctly bill for services
- Terminology associated with telemedicine and telehealth
Meet Your Faculty
Catrena Smith, CCS, CCS-P, CPC, CPC-1, CRC, CHTS-PW, is president of Access Quality Coding and Consulting, LLC, located in Orange Park, FL. Smith has more than 17 years of experience in health information management. She is a certified professional coding instructor and conducts numerous educational sessions.
Who Should Attend
Chief operating officers, compliance officers, medical billers and billing managers, practice managers
$195 for MHA members; $295 for non-MHA members
Members are encouraged to register by noon, Feb. 21, 2018.