CMS Ups Telephone Visit Pay About 140%, Covers Telehealth Physical Therapy: 5 Things to Know
By Admin | May 05, 2020
CMS is expanding its list of audio-only telephone services covered by Medicare as well as making several other updates to telehealth coverage.
1. Covered audio-only telephone services now include various behavioral health and patient education services. CMS is also increasing payments for telephone visits between beneficiaries and their clinicians to match payments for similar office and outpatient visits. Payments for such services will now increase from about $14 to $41 to about $46 to $110. The payments are retroactive to March 1.
For more information please read, CMS Ups Telephone Visit Pay About 140%, Covers Telehealth Physical Therapy: 5 Things to Know, by Becker's Spine Review