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
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).
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.
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.