Micro Masterclasses are short educational sessions with focused content shared in 15 minutes or less. The information in these sessions can be consumed quickly and requires only a small amount of time.
22-23 LEGISLATIVE PRIORITIES
PAYMENT AND PRACTICE
Do you have claims payment or other problems that you cannot resolve with a health plan? To get action on the claim you may need to submit a formal complaint with a regulatory agency. At a loss to know what information needs to be sent and which agency would handle the claim? Watch the MSSNY Micro Masterclass below on Submitting Formal Complaints to find out the answers to these questions and more.
A list of regulatory agencies and information about what agency oversees which health plans can be accessed here.
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MSSNY Telehealth Video Series
How to Set Up Free Telemedicine for Your Patients (Video)
If you’re using Zoom for teleconferencing, read this FBI report on “zoom-bombing” which is on the increase.
Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Use of Telehealth Including
Telephonic Services During the COVID-19 State of Emergency
Emergency Medical Aid and Telemedicine
Comprehensive Guidance Regarding Use of Telehealth
Expansion of Medicare coverage for telehealth (so it is no longer limited to rural areas)
Assuring physicians can use Facetime and Skype for telehealth without worrying about HIPA
COVID-19 Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy Telehealth
Telehealth Insurance Circular Letter No. 6 (2020)
Reminder that private insurers must cover telehealth services for patients (including those provided through a smartphone) and without patient cost-sharing.
COVID-19 Telephonic Communication Services
Since Medicare still requires telemedicine to be provided only to patients in a rural setting, you should look at “virtual check-in” services under codes G2010, G2012, 99421, 99422 and 99423.
State regulated insurers re: required telehealth coverage for all health care services without patient cost-sharing “including technology commonly available on smartphones and other devices”.
Telehealth Benefits in Medicare are a Lifeline for Patients During Coronavirus