This webinar discussed what the expansion of telehealth and other changes in the market means for Medicare reimbursement of evidence-based programs.
Community-based organizations can play an integral role in expanding the use of several Medicare benefits for older adults and receive Medicare reimbursement by becoming a Medicare provider or contracting with an existing Medicare provider.
As of December 1st, 2020, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the 2021 Physician Fee Schedule final rule, which continued the expansion of telehealth services that was set in place at the beginning of the Public Health Emergency. The number of Medicare beneficiaries using telehealth services grew drastically during the coronavirus pandemic. Between mid-March and mid-October, over 24.5 million out of 63 million beneficiaries and enrollees had received a Medicare telehealth service.
This webinar discussed what the expansion of telehealth and other changes in the market means for Medicare reimbursement of evidence-based programs. More information about the expansion of Medicare telehealth services can be found here.
- Timothy P. McNeill, RN, MPH, Consultant