Make the Most of Medicare with Telemedicine

Pricing

ISMS members: Free
Non-ISMS members: $75.00

Course description

COVID-19 has driven unprecedented actions by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to allow expanded use of telemedicine. If you still don't have a grasp of the "temporary rules," register for this program for assistance. The program will also provide an overview on several key Medicare policies.  

Join Becky Sanders, Senior Director of the Indiana Rural Health Association and Program Director of the Upper Midwest Telehealth Resource Center, to learn the basics of Medicare Telemedicine reimbursement.  Becky will walk through the steps to determine if a specific physician office is eligible for reimbursement for telemedicine services under Medicare and review the appropriate billing requirements for Medicare telemedicine services, including Remote Patient Monitoring and Chronic Care Management.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, learners will be able to: 

  1. Identify the types of eligible originating sites for Medicare telehealth reimbursement
  2. Recognize the types of eligible providers for Medicare telehealth reimbursement
  3. Identify CPT codes for eligible services for Medicare telehealth reimbursement
  4. Recognize information on CMS's Remote Patient Monitoring and Chronic Care Management programs

Disclosures

All faculty, content reviewers and planners who have had input into or contributed to the content have indicated they have no relevant financial relationships with any commercial entities that may have an impact on the activity.

Target Audience

ISMS members and their staff

CME information

ISMS logo The Illinois State Medical Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Illinois State Medical Society designates this internet activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The Illinois Nurse Practice Act rules deem CME credit provided by approved sponsors as acceptable to fulfill nursing continuing education requirements for licensure. Nurses may claim one contact hour per unit of CME in the state of Illinois.

Additional information

Estimated time for completion: 
1 hour
Activity last reviewed: 
04/13/2020 - 4:30pm
Disclaimer: 

The recommendations contained in this resource are not intended to define conduct that is appropriate in every case, should not be considered as establishing any standard of care, and do not constitute legal advice. Physicians, clinicians and health care providers should take care to ensure that all care rendered reflects the best clinical judgment and complies with the laws and regulations of the state or location at which the care was provided.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

    This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Illinois State Medical Society and ISMIE Mutual Insurance Company. The Illinois State Medical Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The Illinois State Medical Society designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • 1.00 Participation Credit
Course opens: 
04/13/2020
Course expires: 
04/13/2023
Cost:
$75.00
Rating: 
0

Becky Sanders

Becky is Senior Director of the Indiana Rural Health Association and Upper Midwest Telehealth Resource Center's Program Director. In this role, she works with UMTRC consortium partners to provide a single point of contact for telehealth resources throughout Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, and Michigan.  

Prior to her current positions, Becky Sanders served IRHA in the role of Indiana Telehealth Network Director, where she administered the creation of the Indiana Telehealth Network (ITN) through objectively scored Requests for Proposals for the construction of high speed fiber optic broadband lines for internet and dedicated transport services to the ITN healthcare participants.

Ms. Sanders has been with the IRHA since 2008. She previously worked in telecommunications for over 10 years at the National Exchange Carrier Association (NECA), where she held various positions in their Chicago, Illinois and Whippany, New Jersey offices. 

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

    This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Illinois State Medical Society and ISMIE Mutual Insurance Company. The Illinois State Medical Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The Illinois State Medical Society designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • 1.00 Participation Credit

Price

Cost:
$75.00
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