STATEMENT FROM ASIPP ON COVID-19

 

We want to update our members on the latest guidelines for telehealth during the COVID-19 epidemic, updated CMS Guidelines, and more…

 

Telehealth

Beginning on March 6, 2020, Medicare—administered by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)—will temporarily pay clinicians to provide telehealth services for beneficiaries residing across the entire country.

 

To read the CMS Fact Sheet on this announcement visit: https://www.cms.gov/newsroom/fact-sheets/medicare-telemedicine-health-care-provider-fact-sheet

 

FAQ sheet on the expanded use of telehealth: https://edit.cms.gov/files/document/medicare-telehealth-frequently-asked-questions-faqs-31720.pdf

 

For billing and coding information from the AMA (click on the Policy, Coding, and Payment tab): https://www.ama-assn.org/practice-management/digital/ama-quick-guide-telemedicine-practice

 

CMS

CMS Sends Guidance to Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) Organizations

 

MAC

Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) meeting on local coverage determination (LCD) policy for facet joint injections and medial nerve branch procedures

 

JAMA Livestream on the Coronavirus with Dr Anthony Fauci – Today!

Anthony Fauci, MD from NIAID discusses latest developments in the spread of COVID-19 and the SARS-CoV-2 virus in the United States with JAMA Editor Howard Bauchner, MD.

Watch this live Q&A at 1:30 PM CST.  Catch the livestream at either ja.ma/live or ja.ma/fauci318

 

General Info

COVID-19 Update: Virus in All 50 States; ‘Into the Swamp’; Italy Taps 10,000 Student Doctors

 

For additional information from ASIPP, please click to view:

 

ASIPP COVID-19 STATEMENT - March 16, 2020

Update on COVID-19 – March 17, 2020

 

Will continue to monitor the situation and provide new information. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us at [email protected]

 

Stay healthy and safe!

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