Deconstructing the 2024 Telehealth Updates

Event: Live Webinar
Event Date: March 06, 2024
Presenter: Toni Elhoms
Event Time: 1:00 PM EST
Duration:60 minutes

Description:

There have been unprecedented changes to the rules and regulations for Telehealth and Telemedicine services since the Public Health Emergency (PHE) ended last year. When the PHE expired on May 11, 2023, many rules and regulations were impacted including reimbursement rates for Telehealth and Telemedicine services. Many healthcare organizations continue to struggle with navigating the complex Digital Health reimbursement landscape. Today’s session will provide you with the information needed to maximize Telehealth and Telemedicine services within your organization, compliantly report the services for reimbursement based on the 2024 updates with specific emphasis on the Post-PHE Compliance considerations. Today’s session will be led by an internationally known and recognized digital health implementation expert. Today’s webinar will give you a deeper understanding of the fundamentals so that you can implement and operationalize Digital Health services post-PHE, understand various reimbursement pathways, and know which insurance companies provide reimbursement in 2024.

Session Highlights:

  • Discuss differences between telehealth and telemedicine services in 2024
  • Define synchronous vs. asynchronous technology and provide examples of each
  • Identify relevant CPT Codes and Place of Service codes applicable to telehealth and telemedicine services in 2024
  • Discuss originating and distant site restrictions in 2024
  • Outline which payers cover telehealth and telemedicine in 2024
  • Discuss who can render telehealth and telemedicine services in 2024
  • Outline operational telehealth and telemedicine infrastructure requirements in 2024
  • Discuss relevant telehealth and telemedicine modifiers in 2024
  • Review telehealth and telemedicine reimbursement rates in 2024
  • Deconstruct telehealth and telemedicine clinical documentation requirements in 2024
  • Discuss post-PHE regulatory considerations for medical providers and practices in 2024
  • Outline best practices for compliantly reporting Telehealth and Telemedicine services in 2024

Learning Objectives:

Navigating the complexities of Telehealth and Telemedicine reimbursement can be tedious and time-consuming because the rules and requirements are enormous. CMS and commercial insurance payers regularly present policy changes and notice of material changes to their Telehealth and Telemedicine coverage and reimbursement policies. Today’s webinar will give you a deeper understanding of the fundamentals so that you can implement and operationalize telehealth services, understand the difference between telehealth and telemedicine, and know which insurance companies provide reimbursement in 2024.

Who Should Attend:

  • Credentialing Specialists
  • Enrollment Specialists
  • Contracting Specialists
  • Operations Leadership
  • Practice Administrators
  • Office Managers
  • Medical Practices
  • Accountable Care Organizations
  • Medical Societies
  • Medical Associations

Speaker Profile:

Toni Elhoms, CCS, CRC, CPC, AHIMA-Approved ICD10-CM/PCS Trainer is a nationally known speaker and recognized subject matter expert on medical coding, reimbursement, and revenue cycle management. She is the Founder and CEO of Alpha Coding Experts, LLC. She holds multiple credentials with the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC). With over a decade of industry experience, she has led and supported hospital systems, universities, physician practices, payers, government agencies, and other entities on coding, billing, and compliance initiatives. She is a frequent contributor to various media outlets, speaker, and regular guest on industry podcasts. She created the Alpha Coding Podcast series to share her industry Pro-Tips. She also leads and mentors a network of revenue cycle management professionals across the country and serves as the President of the Orlando, FL AAPC Chapter.