Resources

Virtual Visit Guidelines

https://medicine.usask.ca/facultydev/clinical_resources/virtual-care.php#VirtualVisitGuidelines

Telemedicine 101: Best Practices for Residents

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1I8XLRPe-SUEp6J2ZCyU9170Lg-5_CSQB/view

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield Documents Relaxing Rules to Enable Telephonic Visits

https://www.horizonhealthnews.com/relaxing-rules-to-enable-telephonic-visits/

Pre-Cert Elimination:

https://www.horizonhealthnews.com/eliminating-pre-authorization-requirements-for-acute-care-hospital-admissions-and-referral-requirements-for-medicaid-members/

Rutgers Health: Link to Telemedicine Privacy Notice http://rwjms.rutgers.edu/news_publications/news-releases/news-items/covid-19-coronavirus/telemedicine-and-your-privacy

Doxy.me Resources:

Med-IQ’s “Clinical & Legal Perspectives of Telemedicine”

You will be able to access by selecting “See All” under https://www.facebook.com/MedIQCME/videos/1360590794141329/

CMS Video on Medicare Coverage and Payment of Virtual Services

Answers to common questions about the Medicare telehealth services benefit. CMS is expanding this benefit on a temporary and emergency basis under the 1135 waiver authority and Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bdb9NKtybzo&feature=youtu.be.

NEJM Editorial: “Virtually Perfect? Telemedicine for Covid-19”

https://www.nejm.org/doi/pdf/10.1056/NEJMp2003539?articleTools=true

Pennsylvania state temporary license for telehealth:

All that is needed is the application, and a copy of the verification the provider has a valid NJ license to practice.  There are no background checks or other verifications.

Temporary application: https://www.dos.pa.gov/ProfessionalLicensing/BoardsCommissions/Medicine/Documents/Applications%20and%20Forms/Initial%20Applications/EMERGENCY%20TEMPORARY%20PHYSICIANS%20-%203-20.pdf

PA Dept. of State Guidance: https://www.dos.pa.gov/Documents/2020-03-18-Temporary-Licenses-Out-of-State-Practitioners.pdf

https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Medicare-General-Information/Telehealth/Telehealth-Codes 85 new codes covered for telehealth

https://mhealthintelligence.com/news/ama-offers-guidelines-for-telehealth-reimbursement-during-the-pandemic Guidelines for reimbursement of telehealth

https://www.concordmonitor.com/VA-health-facilities-restrict-visitors-encourages-patients-to-use-telemedicine-programs-33579631 VA health facilities encourage telemedicine programs