On May 27, 2020, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) expanded telehealth services to include outpatient physical, occupational and speech therapy provided in institutional settings. This expansion includes Rehabilitation Agencies, Skilled Nursing Facilities doing Part B, Comprehensive Outpatient Rehabilitation Facilities, Hospital Outpatient Therapy Departments (including Critical Access Hospitals) and Home Health Agencies providing outpatient therapy in the home.
To read the announcement from CMS, click
In addition, click HERE to read my telehealth questions and answers when treating Medicare beneficiaries via telehealth in all outpatient therapy settings.
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