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CMS Updates for Telehealth billing

GT Modifier limited to CAH billing Previous guidance instructed providers to submit claims for telehealth services using the appropriate procedure code along with the telehealth modifier GT (via interactive audio and video telecommunications systems). In the Calendar Year (CY) 2017 Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) final rule, payment policies regarding Medicare’s use of a new Place of Service...

What Telehealth Parity Laws Mean for Physicians

If you’re a physician looking into telehealth, you’ve probably had to learn a new vocabulary — from originating patient site to telepresenter. At the top of these must-know telemedicine-related terms is the telehealth parity law. Knowing a little about what telehealth parity laws are, and what their status is across the U.S. can go...