Telemedicine is the provision of healthcare services to patients in a non-face-to-face manner utilizing technological tools such as webcams and telephones.
In a healthcare environment where providers are encouraged to utilize technological tools, provided online and over the phone, to maintain safe social distancing, many physicians find themselves rendering Telehealth Services for the first time. Even for providers who have performed Telemedicine in the past, changes in guidelines and rules for submitting Telemedicine Services for reimbursement create additional challenges to navigate.
Are you providing Telehealth Services for the first time?
Are you ramping up the amount of Telehealth Services you are providing to your patients?
The Coding Network is here to assist you in navigating the appropriate documentation and coding guidelines regarding Telemedicine. We can answer specific questions regarding Telehealth and/or assist you with our coding support to accurately select the codes for your provision of Telemedicine to patients, validating that your providers are documenting correctly to ensure appropriate reimbursement.
The Coding Network has the knowledge base and wherewithal to assist in this new landscape. Let us help your organization via our Helpline Service by answering questions you may have concerning Telehealth Services. TCN can also provide coding support for Telemedicine Services during this period of time or on an ongoing basis with single-specialty coding experts located exclusively in the USA. Alternatively, TCN can perform concurrent coding to validate whether providers’ documentation meets mandated guidelines and whether or not the assigned corresponding codes were correctly selected.
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