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How a skilled nursing facility uses telehealth

The basic idea was that when the SNFs would face a volume of patients without having enough primary care providers on site, they would immediately book an appointment with these on-call doctors. Each provider would have VPN access to the EMR of the skilled nursing facility hence would have the ability to look at patient records as well as update with diagnosis and treatment/care plans.Continue readingHow a skilled nursing facility uses telehealth

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How an ophthalmology group uses telehealth

An ophthalmology group in NYC that deals with a large diabetic population wanted to offer teleretinal screening services to their referring partners. This not only assisted in medical marketing for them but at the same time extended patient compliance in addition to assisting the primary care providers to meet their yearly CDC screening goals.Continue readingHow an ophthalmology group uses telehealth

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How an occupational therapy practice uses telehealth

Here’s how we helped an Ergonomist and Occupational Therapist working in the field of injury prevention for hi-tech, insurance and healthcare enterprises.Continue readingHow an occupational therapy practice uses telehealth

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How to increase patient access with inter-professional consultations

You can consult for other providers to help their patients – either via phone calls or via reading images and videos sent over (store and forward) by the other provider (provider’s office). This is reserved for provider to provider. It involves telephone or internet based “assessment and management” service provided by a consulting physician to the patient’s treating/requesting physician or other qualified health care professional.Continue readingHow to increase patient access with inter-professional consultations

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How to increase patient access with online digital E M

Online digital E/M is yet another way that you can extend care to patients beyond traditional office visits. As we have always mentioned, ensuring the highest patient access leads to higher patient satisfaction, thereby leading to higher patient reviews and ultimately, contributes to increased patient volumes.Continue readingHow to increase patient access with online digital E M

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How to increase patient access with virtual checkins

This service can be provided by a physician to a new or established patient, parent, or guardian not originating from a related E/M service provided within the previous seven days nor leading to an E/M service or procedure within the next 24 hours or soonest available appointment.Continue readingHow to increase patient access with virtual checkins

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How to schedule and get paid for telemedicine

There are some major differences between a televisit appointment and an appointment in office. Here are some tips on how to schedule telemedicine appointments and how to collect copays from patients (if any).Continue readingHow to schedule and get paid for telemedicine

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How to market telehealth services

The beautiful thing about telemedicine is that it doesn’t have any boundaries around office locations (unlike the services you offer at your offices, telehealth can be delivered to anyone residing far away from your locations as well).Continue readingHow to market telehealth services

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Billing for telemedicine services

It’s important to understand the documentation requirements for telehealth, evisit, telephone only E/M etc billing to avoid denials in the future. Make sure you understand documentation requirements well and instruct your providers accordingly.Continue readingBilling for telemedicine services

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Telemedicine Technology needed for offering telehealth

The technologies you need would depend on the telehealth services you plan to launch and the type of care you intend to provide. Due to COVID 19,CARES has relaxed the rules for telemedicine. As of now, you can use publicly available audio/video and store/forward technologies to tend to these unusual circumstances. Noted exceptions are public facing audio/video platforms like Facebook live, Twitch etc. Continue readingTelemedicine Technology needed for offering telehealth