Expanded Medicare Reimbursement for Virtual Care Likely in 2019
By Joseph M. Bucaro on December 26, 2018
As written in the November/December 2018 issue of MD News
Brouse McDowell Associate Joe Bucaro discusses what health care providers can expect from a proposed CMS rule that expands Medicare reimbursement in 2019 with the creation of three new virtual care codes. Joe notes that CMS now only provides reimbursement through telehealth services, which he says requires patients to be at physician offices, hospitals, and other health care centers. He examines the new virtual care codes and nuances to each.