Expanding Healthcare Access – CMS Updates for RHC & FQHC Telehealth

CMS issued long-awaited guidance for rural health center (RHC) and federally qualified health center (FQHC) sites on April 17, 2020. The guidance outlines use of telehealth and virtual communication and associated billing instructions in the RHC and FQHC settings. CMS also relayed the fee schedule reimbursement amount assigned to audiovisual telehealth distant site professional services. Join BKD in this follow-up webinar as we outline the updated coding and billing instructions and cover the potential impact of the new reimbursement amount, as well as associated cost report considerations.

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize CMS COVID-19 updated billing instructions for RHC and FQHC telehealth services
  • Describe tiered claims submission and processing considerations
  • Discuss potential financial effects on revenue and cost report
     
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