Maximizing Telehealth Reimbursement: New Billing, Coding & Credentialing Strategies for 2019

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Telemental Health Billing Webinar 1 CME/CE Hour Available

Not sure if you or your organization will get paid for telehealth, telebehavioral health, or telemental health practice?

This webinar will explain a number of legal, ethical and successful strategies to get paid for telepractice today. Two types of credentialing will also be discussed to help you to decide which applies to you, and how to most quickly and easily achieve the credentialing that you need.

Whether you are a large or small organization, serve as a CEO, billing & coding professional, or deliver direct care as an independent practitioner, this 1-hour webinar will give you clear and concise answers to these questions:

  • Which telebehavioral and telemental health services are currently reimbursable?
  • Are online fees the same as in-person fees?
  • What are Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement requirements?
  • Which new technology-based services are newly reimbursable?
  • When is credentialing required for telehealth billing and how is that best accomplished?
  • Which third-party insurers are paying and which CPT codes need to be used?
  • What’s happening with DSM-5 and ICD-10 coding?
  • Do reimbursement rates differ across geographic areas?
  • Is telephone work reimbursable under new telemental health opportunities?
  • How is inter-state practice relevant to telemental health billing?
  • How to think about HIPAA and using credit cards or other electronic services for billing
  • Where to go to stay on top of this rapidly evolving area of telemental health billing?

Please note: If you are a social worker, you may want to check with your state to see if this course is approved for CE Hours. TBHI is approved by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) as an ACE provider for CE Hours, but reimbursement is not an approved topic area for social workers.

Event Details: Maximizing Telehealth Reimbursement: New Billing, Coding & Credentialing Strategies for 2019 — 1-Hour Webinar

Telemental Health Billing Webinar

  • Where: 100% Online
  • Fully recorded and available 24/7 after the event to review anytime for 6 months from registration date
  • What: Recorded 1-hour webinar includes access to view the recording, viewable presentation slides, and a downloadable handout
  • Cost: $49 (includes 1-CME or CE Hour approved by many state boards)

Learning Objectives

  • Identify at least 3 CPT codes that have been approved for behavioral telehealth reimbursement by the U.S. federal government
  • Describe the recent change in telehealth modifier codes that need to be used for telehealth CPT code billing
  • Explain the difference between “G” codes and “9” CPT codes — and how using the wrong one means you won’t get paid
  • Describe at least one type of telehealth credentialing
  • Name the “place of service” code that you need to use to get paid for telehealth, telebehavioral health and telemental health services
  • Name at least three places to go for accurate, timely and free information about telehealth, telebehavioral health, and telemental health billing
  • Explain which modifier code to use instead of the previous -GT modifier code
  • Describe at least two free resources to keep current with telebehavioral and telemental health billing

 

Telemental Health Billing WebinarThis program is for beginning and intermediate-level “telepractitioners” and “telesupervisors” wishing to deliver telebehavioral and telemental health services in these disciplines:

  • Psychiatrists, Internists, Pediatricians, Gerontologists, Nurses, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners
  • Psychologists, Counselors, Social Workers, Therapists, Marriage & Family Therapists
  • Speech Pathologists, Dietitians, Occupational Therapists, Behavioral Analysts, Substance Use Professionals
  • CEOs, COOs, Administrators, Billing & Coding Staff

Webinar Includes:

  • Webinar video recording, presentation slides, and webinar handout
  • Access to the power and interactivity of the most cutting-edge technology available today for learning (login is required)
  • Ability to take your post-test and course evaluation online
  • Printable course completion certificate for your licensing board
  • Access to TBHI Community Forum to ask related questions
  • Full customer support
  • 100% money-back guarantee for 30 days!
  • 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 CE or CME Hours. Please review our provider information to confirm with your licensing board that they accept our CME or CE provider status.
    Please Note: If your board requires live attendance in order to receive credit, you must complete your post-test, course evaluation, and print your certificate within 24-hours of the live event.
  • This course does not qualify for ASWB-approved Continuing Education.

TBHI Faculty

Telemental Health Billing Webinar

Dr. Maheu has been an industry leader in telebehavioral health since 1994. With four textbooks, dozens of book chapters and journal articles to her name, as well as having educated more than 25,000 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 has given more than 400 professional presentations is a master at getting to the point and answering your questions with clear, actionable, evidence-based suggestions both quickly and accurately.

Cost: $49

Please note: To gain access to your training materials, you will be asked to create a training profile and register your TBHI training account. Once this has been completed, your webinar materials will be added to your training account within 2 business days.


 

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Frequently Asked Questions:

Click questions below for detailed answers.

All TBHI webinars are recorded, allowing you 24/7 access for up to 6 from registration. Once you create your training profile and register your TBHI training account, your webinar materials will be added to your training account within 2 business days.

Available 100% online and accessible 24/7, you can complete each webinar anytime within 6 months from date of purchase. If you need more time to complete your webinars, extended access is available for a modest fee ($45) for an additional increment of 6 months. To extend your access, go to telehealth.org/6-month-extension.

Good question! When you sign up for a live TBHI webinar, you will receive an email outlining how to join the live event as well as how to log into your training account to find the webinar resources. These emails are sent the day-before as well as the day-of the live events.

Please Note: If you do not receive these emails, it is possible that your email provider has mistaken us as spam. We recommend that you check your spam or trash folder, and add “contact@telehealth.org” to your contact list to get all important information.

To take advantage of all that the webinar has to offer, log into your TBHI training account to access the additional webinar features.

Each webinar comes with 1-CME or CE Hour (unless otherwise indicated).

  • View webinar and pass post-test online
  • Submit webinar course evaluation
  • Print your Course Completion Certificate immediately for your licensing board

For details, see ‘Continuing Medical Education and Continuing Education’ section below.

The New Jersey Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons, The American Psychological Association (APA), the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC), and the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC) have approved CE Hours for TBHI training.

For details, see ‘Continuing Medical Education or Continuing Education’ section below.

If your board requires live attendance in order to receive credit, you must meet the following criteria within 24-hours of the live event:

  • Attend the live webinar event
  • Pass the post-test
  • Complete the course evaluation
  • Print your course certificate

Please note, after the 24-hour period, all course certificates will indicate the course title as ‘Recorded Webinar.’ Due to CME or CE provider regulations, we will not be able to accommodate any requests for access to a ‘live’ CME or CE certificate after this live event period closes.

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Continuing Medical Education or Continuing Education Approvals (for most States & Provinces)

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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 the 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)

The Telebehavioral Health Institute  is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Telebehavioral Health Institute maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Social Workers — Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB)

The Telebehavioral Health Institute, Inc. (TBHI), provider #1328, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Telebehavioral Health Institute, Inc. maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 11/18/2016 – 11/18/2019. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits. Please note that ASWB does not award CE Hours for training related to marketing.

Addiction Professionals — NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)

The Telebehavioral Health Institute, Inc. (TBHI) is officially on file with NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC) as an Approved Education Provider. TBHI has been approved as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider. NAADAC Provider #159459, Telebehavioral Health Institute, is responsible for all aspects of their programing.

Counselors — National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)

The Telebehavioral Health Institute, Inc. (TBHI) has been approved by National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) as an Approved Continuing Education Provider. ACEP No. 6708. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC Credit are clearly identified. TBHI is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.

CE Broker

CE Broker is a continuing education tracking system in which licensees track their compliance and report their completed CEs. The Telebehavioral Health Institute (TBHI) encourages trainees to use the Self-Report system in CE Broker, as TBHI does not report to CE Broker on behalf of trainees.

Click here for instructions on how to self-report to CE Broker.

California Nurses — California Board of Registered Nurses (BRN)

The American Psychological Association (APA), the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC), the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC) have approved CE Hours for TBHI training. The American Medical Association (AMA) has approved the training for CMEs. Nurses are formally approved in California and approved by most other states through our co-sponsorship with Alliant UniversitySee Continuing Education information here.

— NOTE —

Please verify the appropriateness of TBHI training for your needs by contacting your state/provincial board or your state/provincial professional organization. Some state and provincial regulations are in flux, complex and can be confusing. Some require additional documentation. Some states restrict the number of CE or CME hours you can complete online. TBHI disavows responsibility for being aware of /meeting your state’s regulatory or licensing requirements.

TBHI Training has also been approved for AMA CME Hours. Contact us for details.



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