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Event date: 3/25/2020 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Export event
Billing and Coding for COVID-19: Reporting Coronavirus Related Services Including Telemedicine
Alyssa Carlisle
/ Categories: Telehealth, Webinars, Archived

Billing and Coding for COVID-19: Reporting Coronavirus Related Services Including Telemedicine

ArchProCoding Webinar

Course DescriptionThis program is intended to provide an overview of the current pandemic (SARS-CoV-2) also known as the COVID-19 coronavirus. We will provide some basic information about the virus itself in addition to how it is impacting Rural Health Clinics (RHC), Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) and Critical Access Hospitals (CAH) from correct coding and professional billing perspectives. We will cover the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) and its impact on properly reporting telehealth services during the COVID-19 pandemic. Each of the items below will be addressed throughout the session:

  • A discussion of what the COVID-19 virus is
  • Impact of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act)
  • Applicable CPT, HCPCS II and ICD-10-CM codes will be discussed
  • Telemedicine services will be covered, Telehealth visits, Virtual check-in services (VCS), E-visits
  • “Originating” versus “distant” sites
  • Overview of some state-specific Medicaid directives

 

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Acknowledgements

This resource collection was compiled by the HITEQ staff with portions contributed by Chris Espersen, HITEQ Advisory Committee member and Independent Contractor and Past President of Midwest Clinicians Network; Shane McBride, Independent Contractor and Past Vice President of Quality and Clinical Systems at South End Community Health Center; Chris Grasso, Associate Director for Informatics & Data Services- The Fenway Institute; and Ed Phippen, Principal - Phippen Consulting, LLC.

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