Tag: Medicare

Telehealth – The New Generation APM? – Ingrid Vasiliu-Feltes, MD, MBA (MEDNAX)

About Speaker Dr. Vasiliu-Feltes joined MEDNAX National Medical Group as VP of Quality and Safety to lead all clinical multi-specialty quality and safety initiatives, as well as to facilitate the design and implementation of value-based payment models. She joined MEDNAX after leading quality and safety efforts in a large multicenter…

Medicare Part B: Telehealth Coverage Updates – Carynne Godfrey (Noridian)

Carynne has five years’ experience with Noridian Healthcare Solutions and close to eight years working in the Healthcare Industry. She started out as a Customer Service Representative in the Part B Provider Contact Center, making her way to a Customer Service Specialist, then transitioned to being a Quality Analyst for…

Get Full Medicare Reimbursement in the Skilled Nursing Facility

Every skilled nursing facility must abide by rules set by Medicare, particularly when it comes to Potentially Avoidable Hospitalizations, or PAHs. In fact, Medicare will soon be changing its reimbursement policy so that if a patient is readmitted to a hospital after a short stay in skilled nursing, the facility is…

New Medicare Telehealth Reimbursement Bill to Expand Coverage

Medicare is getting another chance at expanding its telehealth coverage.  Representative Mike Thompson from California has written a new Medicare Telehealth Parity Act of 2014 which would dramatically expand Medicare reimbursement for many more kinds of telemedicine. Most states tend follow Medicare’s lead when setting their Medicaid policies and determining what private insurers must cover.…

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