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2017 Telemedicine Reimbursement - What You Need to Know

Posted by Brooke Andrus, May 16, 2017
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Topics: reimbursement

How to Create Your Telemedicine Billing Policy

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Feb 5, 2016
One of the key parts of ensuring your new telemedicine solution brings your practice an ROI is setting up the right telemedicine billing strategy....
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Topics: billing, eVisit Blog Posts, insurance, medicaid, Medicare, parity law, Private payers, reimbursement, telehealth, Telemedicine

Telemedicine & Medicare Chronic Care: What to Know About 99490

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Dec 8, 2015
When Medicare announced in early 2015 it was adding the new CPT code 99490, it was a big win for chronic care management and telemedicine. 99490 was added specifically to provide better coverage for managing patients with multiple chronic conditions, a job that often requires a lot of “behind-the-scenes,” unbillable time for healthcare providers....
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Topics: 99490, billing, eVisit Blog Posts, CCM, chronic care, chronic care management, chronic illness, hospice, Medicare, nurse, nurse practitioner, nurse practitioners, physician, physician assistants, physicians, reimbursement, Telemedicine

Medicaid & Telemedicine: Top 10 FAQs

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Nov 12, 2015
At eVisit, we get a lot of interest from healthcare providers who want to offer better care access to their Medicaid patients. And why not? Telemedicine can be a great way to make sure even your Medicaid patients who live far away or have trouble getting into the office get all the care they need....
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Topics: billing, eVisit Blog Posts, coding, coverage, dentist, doctor, faq, home care, home monitoring, medicaid, mHealth, physician, policy, reimbursement, state policy, telehealth, Telemedicine, telemedicine policy

10 Tips to Improve your Medical Practice Cash Flow

Posted by Melanie Reed, Oct 6, 2015
Ready to get your medical practice cash flow up? You’re in luck! In this next installment of my Cash Flow blog series, I’ll walk you through some cash flow basics and a few best practices used by progressive practices. Make these changes and you’re guaranteed to see results....
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Topics: billing, eVisit Blog Posts, cash flow, charges, collection policy, credit, credit policy, melanie reed, payment plans, reimbursement, training

Telemedicine Reimbursement and Private Payers: Top 10 FAQs

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Sep 28, 2015
We often get questions about telemedicine reimbursement because, let’s face it, navigating that process can be tough. The guidelines vary depending on the payer and your state, and are even shifting as we speak as new telemedicine policy gets passed. If you’re a busy healthcare provider, you just need to know the requirements fast. ...
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, coverage, insurance, Private payers, reimbursement, reimbursement rates, Telemedicine

Medicare and Telemedicine: Top 10 FAQs

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Aug 12, 2015
As a telemedicine company, we know that navigating issues around telemedicine policy and reimbursement can be tricky. Afterall, your job as a provider isn’t to be an expert on telemedicine rules – it’s to provide the very best care to your patients.  ...
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Topics: billing, eVisit Blog Posts, eligibility, financial health, insurance, Medicare, medicare guidelines, profitability, reimbursement, remote visits, telehealth, Telemedicine

How to Negotiate Higher Physician Reimbursement Rates  

Posted by Nathaniel Arana, Aug 3, 2015
Nothing matters more to your practice’s bottom line than reimbursement rates. A physician’s reimbursement rates can determine the difference between profitability and breaking-even — or going out of business. Rates need to be carefully negotiated for a practice to remain profitable....
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Topics: ACA, Affordable Care Act, billing, eVisit Blog Posts, insurance, payees, payers, profitability, reimbursement

Top Cash Flow Challenges for Medical Practices

Posted by Melanie Reed, Jul 20, 2015
How can medical practices improve their cash flow and improve their financial health? In today’s constantly shifting healthcare space, what are the top challenges we need to address to improve practice cash flow?...
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Topics: billing, eVisit Blog Posts, cash flow, insurance, medicaid, medical practice cash flow, Medicare, Practice Management, reimbursement, revenue

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