MSV COVID-19 Telehealth Toolkit

NEW! Telehealth Billing Coding Guidelines

COVID-19 Commercial Plans and Telehealth

Let MSV Know If You Are Having Problems with Telehealth Coverage

Carrier Specific Resources

Curi: Recommendations on Telehealth

The Doctors Company: COVID-19 Telehealth Resource Center

Private Payers

VAHP: Insurance Carrier’s Telehealth Provisions in Repsonse to COVID-19

Anthem BlueCross BlueShield information for Virginia Providers

Anthem News & Announcements

Anthem Extending Coverage for COVID-19 Care

Anthem – COVID-19 Update: Guidance for telehealth/telephonic care for Behavioral Health services

Resources

Webinar: COVID-19: Emerging Information in the Dark World of CyberLiability

The Medical Society of Virginia welcomed Matt Donovan, Senior Vice President of Worldwide Facilities and Sean Liverman, Senior Business Development Executive with the Medical Society of Virginia Insurance Agency as they discuss the most prevalent causes of loss, drivers of costs during a breach, expanding efforts of malicious actors during the COVID crisis, common misconceptions regarding CyberLiability Coverage, and methods of both risk transfer and risk mitigation. 

Materials

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National Resources

Funding opportunity: FCC Approves Emergency COVID-19 Telehealth and Connected Care Pilot Programs

HHS: HIPAA, Civil Rights, & COVID-19

HHS: Notification of Enforcement Discretion for Telehealth Remote Communications During the COVID-19 Nationwide Public Health Emergency

Note: HHS information includes section on FAQs on HIPAA and Telehealth during the COVID-19 nationwide public health emergency. EXPANSION OF TELEHEALTH WITH 1135 WAIVER: Under this new waiver, Medicare can pay for office, hospital, and other visits furnished via telehealth across the country and including in patient’s places of residence starting March 6, 2020.

CMS: Medicare Telehealth FAQs – Medicare coverage and payment of virtual services

Medicaid Memo: Provider Flexibilites Related to COVID-19

National Consortium of Telehealth Resource Centers (TRC): COVID-19 Telehealth Toolkit

Regional Resources

MATRC Telehealth Resources for COVID-19

Mid-Atlantic Telehealth Resource Center

Virginia Based Resources

Virginia Telehealth Network

The Rural Health Voice: the podcast of the Virginia Rural Health Association

Additional Telehealth Resources

AMA: Quick Guide to help doctors boot up their telemedicine practice

American Telemedicine Association

Telehealth Coverage Policies in the Time of Covid-19 to Date

CMS Coverage and Payment Related to COVID-19 Medicare

CMS Medicare Telemedicine Health Care Provider Fact Sheet

CMS Medicare Telehealth Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

CMS Telehealth Benefits in Medicare are a Lifeline for Patients During Coronavirus Outbreak

DEA Diversion Control COVID-19 Information Sheet

HHS OCR Notification of Enforcement Discretion for Telehealth Remote Communications during the COVID-19 Nationwide Public Health Emergency

The Interstate Medical Licensure Compact

Telehealth in the News 

During pandemic, telehealth visits soar from 10 per week to 300 at group practice