The Integration of Telemedicine and Communications Technology-Based Services in the Teaching Hospital Environment During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency and Beyond (2021 AMC Single Session)

3. The Integration of Telemedicine and Communications Technology-Based Services in the Teaching Hospital Environment During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency and Beyond (2021 Academic Medical Centers Single Session)
Allison M. Cohen
Meaghan Quinn

  • Federal/CMS telehealth-related waivers and flexibilities issued in response to COVID-19 that affect GME, teaching hospitals, and the teaching environment
  • Allowing teaching physicians to fulfill the presence requirement to bill for services furnished in teaching settings by providing direct supervision by interactive telecommunications technology
  • Expanded list of communications technology-based services available under the primary care exception
  • Claiming time for residents furnishing telehealth services from homes or other clinical sites
  • CY 2021 Physician Fee Schedule proposals to extend some of these temporary policies through the end of the calendar year in which the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE) ends
  • eConsults and virtual care strategies pre-COVID and expansion in response to the pandemic
Continuing Education Credits are available for this session. For CLE credits, you can earn 1.0  credit hours on a 60-Min Calculation and 1.2 credit hours on a 50-minute Calculation. For CPE and CCB, you can earn 1.2 credit hours for this session.