Mar 27th, 2020
Physicians now may use telehealth to conduct face-to-Face encounters for home health patients. Home care providers may not be getting all the support they want from regulators in the face of the COVID-19 crisis, but the feds are helping home health agencies on one critical point: reimbursement for face-to-face physician encounter visits. What Does the ...
Mar 18th, 2020
Your frequently asked questions, answered. In a previous post in the AAPC Knowledge Center, we noted that, on March 17, 2020, Medicare relaxed its telehealth regulations to facilitate healthcare for the elderly and others affected by the COVID-19 pandemic for the duration of the national public health emergency. Specifically, the purpose of the decision was ...
In CMS
Mar 17th, 2020
The government is relaxing guidelines to ensure seniors get the healthcare they need during this national emergency. A sweeping expansion of telehealth coverage for Medicare beneficiaries is being implemented to aid in the healthcare needs of those with the coronavirus, or COVID-19. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced in a March 17, 2020, ...
In Billing
Mar 16th, 2020
On Jan. 30, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) disease outbreak a public health emergency of international concern. The outbreak has since been elevated to a pandemic and President Trump has declared the coronavirus pandemic a national emergency in the United States. Communities across the country are shutting down to ...
Jan 16th, 2020
Millennials are everywhere in the news: They are attracting marketers, entering the workforce, and shaping our trends. Now that these young adult consumers are exceeding the baby boomer population, it’s remolding healthcare delivery and access  ̶  and our industry should care. According to Statista’s “Resident Population in the United States in 2017, by Generation,” the ...