Navigating the Latest Telehealth & Telemedicine Reimbursement Rules in 2022 and What’s Ahead

September 15, 2022
60 Mins
Toni Elhoms
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There have been unprecedented changes to the rules and regulations for Telehealth and Telemedicine services during the COVID-19 pandemic. The PHE has been extended for the foreseeable future and the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the traditional in-person healthcare model as we know it and organizations continue to struggle with navigating relevant reimbursement rules and regulations.
This webinar 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 latest 2022 updates and troubleshoot any claims denials or payment issues you may have encountered so far.

Webinar Objectives

Navigating the complexities of Telehealth and Telemedicine reimbursement can be tedious and time-consuming because the complexities are enormous. CMS and insurance payers regularly present new updates and notice of material changes to their Telehealth and Telemedicine coverage and reimbursement policies. This 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.

Webinar Agenda
  • Understand the differences between telehealth and telemedicine and who can render those services
  • Recognize the difference between synchronous and asynchronous technology
  • Recognize which payers cover telehealth and telemedicine
  • Understand operational infrastructure requirements
  • Understand Telehealth specific grant funding resources available
  • Understand Post-Pandemic Regulatory Considerations for Telehealth providers
Webinar Highlights
  • Discuss differences between telehealth and telemedicine services
  • 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 2022
  • Discuss originating and distant site restrictions
  • Outline which payers cover telehealth and telemedicine 
  • Discuss who can render telehealth and telemedicine services
  • Outline operational telehealth and telemedicine infrastructure requirements
  • Discuss relevant telehealth and telemedicine modifiers in 2022
  • Review telehealth and telemedicine reimbursement rates in 2022
  • Deconstruct telehealth and telemedicine clinical documentation requirements
  • Review various telehealth and telemedicine case studies and coding rationale together
  • Discuss what’s ahead for Digital Health in 2023
Who Should Attend

Professional Fee Coders, Auditors, Billers, Educators, Consultants, Revenue Cycle Management Professionals, Coding Management and Operational Leadership, Medical Providers of all specialties, Mental Health providers, Speech-Language Pathologists, Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, Physician Advisers, Compliance Officers/Committees

Toni Elhoms

Toni Elhoms

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...
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