Code Spotlight — Communication Technology

Exciting new opportunities have emerged for virtual check-in services. CMS is now stating there are coverage and reimbursement opportunities for providers that render, document, and bill for the virtual check-in services. There are some specific communication technology requirements that organizations will need to implement prior to claims submission. These new codes reflect the key role…

Transitional Care Management (TCM) Services

There is a lot of confusion surrounding reporting for transitional care management (TCM) services. CPT offers the following options to report TCM services: 99495 – Transitional Care Management services with the following required elements: communication (direct contact, telephone, electronic) with the patient and/or caregiver within 2 business days of discharge; medical decision making of at least…