Guest: Teri Bedard, RT(R)(T), CPC
Director, Client Services
Revenue Cycle Coding Strategies LLC
Since the federal government enacted a Public Health Emergency, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has been providing regular updates to guidelines for providers and patients, including the Interim Final Rule, which was released on March 30 in response to COVID-19.
NOTE: On April 30, CMS released a second Interim Rule that further expanded telehealth coverage. Read new information current as of 5/7/2020 in this updated ACCCBuzz blog Q&A with Teri Bedard.
Teri Bedard, BA, RT(R)(T), CPC, Director, Client Services, Revenue Cycle Coding Strategies LLC, discussed highlights of the Interim Final Rule to help people stay on top of changes to telehealth billing and coding, as well as answered questions from participants.