BCBS of Nebraska Adds Telehealth Coverage for Therapy

March 26, 2020
Rick Gawenda

Per the Nebraska (NE) Physical Therapy Association, Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) of Nebraska has made the decision to adjust their telehealth policy to cover Physical, Speech and Occupational therapy services . BCBS NE will accept telehealth charges from any credentialed provider with no video component required during this pandemic urgency period.

An announcement will be place on our Happening Now section of our webpage later this today. Here is the link to our Happening Now section that will be updated: https://www.nebraskablue.com/Providers/Alerts-and-Updates/Happening-Now

A provider may bill using E&M codes, therapy codes or telehealth codes and must use the modifier 95 and POS 02 for reimbursement. 

Click HERE to access this announcement on the NE Physical Therapy Association website.

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