Why It's Time to Embrace Telemedicine


I t’s more than 40 years old and was developed as a way to use improvements in communication technology to bring quality medical diagnoses and care to individuals in remote parts of the world. What’s this new thing called Telemedicine? For starters, it’s not new!

Telehealth Research Used to Support New Policy Initiatives for Expansion

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Changes to policy regarding telehealth and remote patient management (RPM) — and, specifically, changes affecting the reimbursement for these services offered by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) — are having an effect on the usage of digital delivery on the larger healthcare industry. Telehealth Research Confirms Known Benefits of Digital Care.

Why the RPM Codes for 2019 are Different, and – Most Importantly – SPOT ON!

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healthcare. After all, both healthcare and ATC follow tightly defined processes AND always leave ultimate decisions up to the judgment of professionals — doctors and nurses, controllers and pilots. Ultimately, when new procedures or services are made available for reimbursement from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), those procedures are assigned a Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code, which is used when submitting the claim for payment.