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Telehealth Billing Update 2021: New Billing, Coding & Credentialing StrategiesHold on to your hat! TBHI pulls out all the stops and with this fast-paced webinar designed to provide a 2021 telehealth reimbursement update to bring you up to speed with telehealth and telemedicine CPT codes, telehealth modifier codes, and often-neglected additional fees that can be collected for telehealth.

Information obtained from online searches or from colleagues can be incorrect and lead to claim denials. This training is relevant to all behavioral professionals nationwide, whether accepting reimbursement from private payers, Medicare or Medicaid as well as professionals who don’t directly work with insurance.

This 1-hour program will brief you on:

  • Who can get paid for telehealth services?
  • What CPT codes are now available for 2021?
  • Which additional fees can be used for telehealth?
  • When will more legislative changes occur?
  • Where to go if you are not getting paid?
  • How to best think about your brick-and-mortar office?
  • How is coding different for behavioral telehealth service?
  • Are you required to use a HIPAA-compliant platform to get reimbursed during COVID?
  • Can you get reimbursed for delivering care to someone over state lines or international borders?
  • Are telehealth billing rates the same as in-person service delivery?
  • What are the specific billing codes for telehealth:
    • Telehealth Assessment?
    • Telephone?
    • Group therapy?
    • Family therapy?
    • Virtual Check-Ins?
    • Remote Evaluation
    • Remote patient monitoring (RPM)?
    • Telesupervision?
    • Telehealth Modifier codes?
  • Changes in the 2021 Physician Fee Schedule
  • Private carrier telehealth coverage rollbacks
  • Why is interjurisdictional practice an issue in telehealth reimbursement?
  • What’s the issue with insurance plans to waive co-pays? Why are you getting paid less?
  • Which 3 rd party payers are rolling back telehealth benefits now?
  • Who are the best payers to consider when planning a telehealth focus for your practice?
  • What are the best Medicare and Medicaid opportunities now?
  • What is a facility fee and which telemedicine CPT code to you use to collect it?
  • Where to get up-do-information about telehealth reimbursement in different states so that you can grow a thriving telehealth service into the future?
  • Are out-of-network providers also being covered for telehealth services?
  • How can you correct a claim if you made errors?
  • Does your documentation need to be different for telehealth?
  • What do you if payers don’t pay for legitimate and correctly coded telehealth services?

Audience: This quick overview of current billing issues is relevant to all behavioral professionals working with US citizens. It is designed to answer these telemedicine CTP code and other telehealth reimbursement questions:

Details

  • Access to the power and interactivity of the most cutting-edge technology available today for learning (login is required)
  • All materials are included with this course
  • All Learners must pass the post-tests at a rate of 80% or higher. The post-test(s)
    can be taken as often as needed within the paid access period
  • Printable course completion certificate for your licensing board
  • Access to TBHI Community Forum to ask related questions
  • Full customer support
  • Refunds are available for any course within 30 days of purchase if you are dissatisfied for any reason. However, there will be a $25 refund fee. Please give us the opportunity to remedy any disappointments by writing to us first.
  • This program is approved for 1 CME or CE Hour, applicable toward state requirements for Legal/Ethical Continuing Medical Education or Continuing Education. TBHI is approved by several CME or CE-approval providing groups to sponsor CME or CE Hours. Please review our provider information at telehealth.org/continuing-education. (We recommend you confirm with your licensing board that they accept our CME or CE provider status. If you have any questions, please contact us.)
CME or CE: Credit hour 1, except for social workers as per ASWB, TBHI’s social work accrediting group.
Duration: Approximately 1 hour to complete.
Format: Online Activity. Group interaction, online readings, illustrative media, automatically graded post-test.
All material for training accessed through computer –
Live event is synchronous, on-demand options 2 (see below)
is recorded and available 24/7, asynchronously.
When:

Option 1: Thursday, March 11 2021: 12 – 1 PM PDT, including breaks.

Option 2: On-Demand. Available 24/7 as a recording if you cannot attend the live training.

Where: 100% Online

Faculty

Dr. Maheu has been a leader in telemental health since 1994. With four textbooks, dozens of book chapters and journal articles to her name, as well as having educated more than 15,000 clinicians, she is in a unique position to guide you or your organization in finding a maximally profitable niche in this rapidly expanding market. She is a master at getting to the point and answering your questions with clear, actionable, evidence-based suggestions that will move you to your goal both quickly and accurately.

Training Objectives

  • Identify the most recently released procedures and modifier codes for telehealth billing.
  • Describe what has happened with COVID and what is likely to happen with telehealth billing
    after the national emergency.
  • Outline where to go to get free and accurate information about telehealth billing.

TBHI will help you avoid claim denials by giving you actionable information to legally and ethically bill
for telehealth sessions. You can trust TBHI to give you clear answers. This course is augmented
with key handouts to help you answer your questions quickly and easily. TBHI is a central hub of
information for more than 200,000 clinicians who seek telehealth reimbursement news weekly. This
webinar will succinctly summarize this information and tell you where to get more as needed.
Intended audience: This course is appropriate for all behavioral health professionals.

Frequently Asked Questions

Click for detailed answers. (Note: “telemental health” and “telebehavioral health” terms are used interchangeably)
1. For whom is this training designed?
Whenever a question arises, just send an email to our Contact Center. It will be held until our staff comes in for the next shift. If you need help with a particular course, please be sure to mention the name of the course and supply us with your phone number in case your email address is non-responsive (this happens more often than you might imagine). Our staff is available to answer your questions, change your login, or help you with any other issues. We are also available Monday – Friday, from 8:30 am to 6:00 pm, Pacific time, by email, live chat or telephone appointment. To be given a telephone call from our staff, just send us a note through our Contact Center and suggest a few good times for us to reach you. We’ll be happy to answer your questions or even give you a “walk-through” of our facility if ever you get stuck.
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Whenever a question arises, just send an email to our Contact Center. It will be held until our staff comes in for the next shift. If you need help with a particular course, please be sure to mention the name of the course and supply us with your phone number in case your email address is non-responsive (this happens more often than you might imagine). Our staff is available to answer your questions, change your login, or help you with any other issues. We are also available Monday – Friday, from 8:30 am to 6:00 pm, Pacific time, by email, live chat or telephone appointment. To be given a telephone call from our staff, just send us a note through our Contact Center and suggest a few good times for us to reach you. We’ll be happy to answer your questions or even give you a “walk-through” of our facility if ever you get stuck.
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6. How can I purchase training from a foreign country?
Whenever a question arises, just send an email to our Contact Center. It will be held until our staff comes in for the next shift. If you need help with a particular course, please be sure to mention the name of the course and supply us with your phone number in case your email address is non-responsive (this happens more often than you might imagine). Our staff is available to answer your questions, change your login, or help you with any other issues. We are also available Monday – Friday, from 8:30 am to 6:00 pm, Pacific time, by email, live chat or telephone appointment. To be given a telephone call from our staff, just send us a note through our Contact Center and suggest a few good times for us to reach you. We’ll be happy to answer your questions or even give you a “walk-through” of our facility if ever you get stuck.
7. Which of the three telebehavioral / telemental health programs is best for my needs?
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11. If I’m not satisfied, can I get a refund?
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Our staff is available to answer your questions, change your login, or help you with any other issues from Monday – Friday, from 8:30 am to 6:00 pm, Pacific time. We are happy to respond to you by email, live chat, or telephone appointment. We’ll be delighted to answer your questions or even give you a “walk-through” of our facility if that would be helpful. TBHI specializes in customizing telehealth training for groups as well. As for TBHI’s combination of consultation and training packages! Again, send your email to our Contact Center.

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Physicians, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners & Physician’s Assistants

Purpose: NJAOPS is dedicated in reminding and enhancing physicians’ knowledge to manage the changing needs of the healthcare system. These evidence-based educational lectures are structured to augment physician expertise with current guidelines, materials and recommendations, as well as up-to-date advances in medical treatment on specific topics. Accreditation: New Jersey Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to provide osteopathic continuing education for DO Physicians. NJAOPS designates these educational activities for category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity. Physician (AMA) accreditation statement: NJAOPS Is accredited by the Medical Society Of New Jersey To Provide Continuing Medical Education For Physicians. NJAOPS Designates Live Or Online Activity For AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Health Professionals: Participants May Claim Hours To Receive A Certificate Of Participation For An Activity Designated For AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Method Of Participation: For Successful Completion Of Activity And Subsequent Awarding Of Credits, Individuals Are Required To Participate In The Entire Activity And Complete An Attestation Form, As Well As An Activity Evaluation Form.

Psychologists — American Psychological Association (APA)

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