Getting Started with Telehealth Services: From Platforms and Models of Delivery to Documentation and Billing to State Practice Acts and Insurance Carriers Rules and Regulations
Please join us as Gawenda Seminars & Consulting, Inc. presents “Getting Started with Telehealth Services: From Platforms and Models of Delivery to Documentation and Billing to State Practice Acts and Insurance Carriers Rules and Regulations” webinar conference on April 3, 2020 from 1:00PM – 3:00PM eastern daylight time. With the COVID-19 pandemic and Stay-at-Home orders issued in many states, many private practices and facilities are seeing cancellation rates as high as 60%-70% or they have had to temporarily close their clinics and some may not be able to withstand the financial crisis and reopen when COVID-19 ceases. To meet the needs of their clients, many therapists, private practices and facilities have initiated telehealth services; however, may not be doing it correctly in terms of consent forms, platform being utilized, policies and procedures, documentation, CPT coding and billing. Continue reading below for the full webinar description, objectives and to register.
To register online with a credit card, purchase a ticket on this page. To register by check, click Printable Registration Form, complete the form and mail with check to the address listed on the registration form.
One registration allows as many people to watch and listen to the webinar on one computer and/or phone line and each participant would be eligible to print off a certificate of attendance that may be eligible for 2.0 CEUs from your state board or national association. If your computer has no speaker or you unable to be at a computer, you can still call in to the phone number provided to hear the audio portion and follow along with the handout in pdf format.
Can’t Listen Live on April 3rd? Not a problem. Register for the webinar below, email us after the webinar stating no one from your organization logged in or called in to listen live, we will verify, and then send you a playback link of the actual live presentation along with the handouts. The playback link can be viewed on your computer as many times as you would like and audio comes through your computer speakers. Playback link is emailed 72 business hours after the completion of the webinar.
With the COVID-19 pandemic and Stay-at-Home orders issued in many states, many private practices and facilities are seeing cancellation rates as high as 60%-70% or they have had to temporarily close their clinics and some may not be able to withstand the financial crisis and reopen when COVID-19 ceases. To meet the needs of their clients, many therapists, private practices and facilities have initiated telehealth services; however, may not be doing it correctly in terms of consent forms, platform being utilized, policies and procedures, documentation, CPT coding and billing.
This webinar will teach participants about consent forms, documenting patient consent to receive telehealth services and to be recorded, policies and procedures that must be in place, HIPAA compliant platforms and models of delivery of telehealth services, CPT codes and modifiers to be used on the claim form, payment amounts from insurance carriers and providing telehealth services across state lines.
At the conclusion of this webinar presentation, participants will be able to:
- Understand and be able to explain the terms and models of telehealth used in physical therapy
- Explain the different systems used to deploy telehealth in their practice and within the compact and technology
- Describe how to implement telehealth into their patient’s journey
- Understand the documentation that must be present in the medical record to support patient consent and treatment rendered
- Recite what CPT code(s) can be used to bill for telehealth services
- Select the appropriate modifier(s) that be used on the claim form for telehealth services
- Explain the legality of providing telehealth services across state lines
ABOUT THE SPEAKERS:
Rick Gawenda, P.T., graduated in 1991 with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan. Mr. Gawenda is currently the President and founder of Gawenda Seminars & Consulting, Inc. and Director of Finances for Kinetix Advanced Physical Therapy Inc., a private practice located in southern California. He has provided valuable education and consulting to hospitals, rehabilitation agencies, private practices, nursing homes, and his peers in the areas of CPT and ICD-10 coding, billing, documentation, reimbursement, and compliance as it pertains to outpatient therapy services as well as denial management and the appeals process for Medicare denied claims. Mr. Gawenda’s website, www.gawendaseminars.com, provides a valuable source of information on rehabilitation rules and regulations, coding, documentation, and reimbursement.
Mr. Gawenda is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and Michigan Physical Therapy Association (MPTA). Mr. Gawenda is the Past President of the Section on Health Policy & Administration of the APTA as well as Past President of the Michigan Association of Medical Rehabilitation Program Administrators.
Mr. Gawenda is also the author of “The How-To Manual for Rehab Documentation: A Complete Guide to Increasing Reimbursement and Reducing Denials” and “Coding and Billing For Outpatient Rehab Made Easy: Proper Use of CPT Codes, ICD-9 Codes and Modifiers”.
Dr. Mark Milligan, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT, is a board certified, fellowship trained, orthopedic manual therapist who specializes in the intelligent prevention and treatment of all human conditions. He is a passionate change-agent, founding Revolution Human Physical Therapy and Education, a mobile physical therapy and micro-education company based in Austin, Texas. With the vision to end the physical barrier to access healthcare, he created Anywhere Healthcare, an all-inclusive telehealth platform in 2017. With great interest and expertise in digital care delivery, population health, and governmental affairs, he is an active member of the APTA, AAOMPT, the TPTA, and he educates and engages on those topics internationally.
WHO SHOULD LISTEN:
Physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, occupational therapists, occupational therapy assistants, speech-language pathologists, private practice owners and practice administrators, coders and office managers at private practices, as well as directors, managers, supervisors, compliance officers, risk managers, and billers in skilled nursing facilities, hospital outpatient therapy departments, schools, rehabilitation agencies, home health agencies, and comprehensive outpatient rehabilitation facilities.
INCLUDED IN YOUR MATERIALS PACKET:
In addition to the expertise and advice presented during this webinar conference, you’ll also receive a handout (in PDF format) that will include related reference links.
Audio – phone connection required only if your computers do not have speakers or you will not be at a computer.
Webinar – Computer and internet connection required. Participants will be provided a url link where they can log in and follow the presentation on their computer as the speaker provides the presentation. If your computer has speakers, you will be able to hear the audio portion through your computer speakers and will not require a phone connection. If no speakers on your computer or unable to be at a computer, participants will need to call in to the phone number provided to them to hear the audio portion. You will need adobe flash.
This webinar has not been submitted to any state board or national organization for CEU approval. A certificate of attendance will be available upon completion of the webinar for each participant and may be adequate for credit in some states; you will need to contact your state licensing regulatory body to determine whether or not credit will be granted for this webinar conference.
HOW THE WEBINAR CONFERENCE WORKS
Register for the event on or before 12:30pm EDT on April 3, 2020.
When you register, you’ll receive a confirmation e-mail that serves as your receipt. Approximately 1-2 days before the webinar conference, you will receive a separate email that provides you with instructions for accessing the call and handouts. If you register on April 2, 2020, instructions will be emailed the evening of the day you registered (after 6:00PM pacific time). Please make sure that your email system will accept messages from the webinar conference host: firstname.lastname@example.org. The easiest way to do this is to add this email address to the contacts list in your email software.
Gather your staff and listen to this webinar conference via your computer speakers or a speaker phone, follow along with the session handout on your computer, and participate in a live, interactive Question and Answer session.
PLEASE NOTE: ONE REGISTRATION PROVIDES YOU WITH ONE PHONE AND/OR COMPUTER CONNECTION FOR THE WEBINAR CONFERENCE. You may pay for additional locations where indicated on the registration form.
Due to the short registration period, there are no refunds for no shows or any other reasons once you register and payment is received. We are not responsible for organization firewalls or computer software issues that may interfere and/or prohibit your connection to the webinar portion of the presentation.
PLAYBACK LINK or AUDIO RECORDINGS
Playback link or CD recordings (audio only) are NOT included with registration, but registrants have an option to purchase a playback link for $49.95 or CD recording (audio only) for $69.95 prior to completing online registration or send in the additional payment with your registration and check. Playback link is best option as you are able to view and listen to the webinar live on your computer as many times as you would like and the playback link is emailed 72 business hours after the completion of the webinar where CD’s will take 10-14 days for delivery.
TelSpanWeb System Requirements to View Webinar:
• Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8
• MAC OS X v10.4 or Higher
• Internet Explorer 7 or Higher (Windows)
• Firefox 4 or Higher
• Safari 4 or Higher
• Google Chrome 2 or Higher
Stable Internet Connection, DSL or Above:
• 100 kbps for Video Transmission
• 300kbps for Screen Sharing and Remote Control
• Recommended 500kbps to ensure fluidity of all Services
Flash Player 10.3 or Newer: http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer
Disabled pop-up blockers
Computer speakers for participants listening over the computer
In order to ensure successful connection to your upcoming meeting, please take a moment to conduct a system test by clicking this link: http://web.telspan.com/systemcheck
If you have questions about registration or logistics for this webinar conference, please contact the Webinar Conference Manager:
Michelle Gawenda • Gawenda Seminars & Consulting, Inc. • 661.350.6187
If you wish to contact Rick Gawenda directly, you may fill out our contact form.
REGISTER ONLINE WITH A CREDIT CARD: PURCHASE A TICKET ON THIS PAGE
If you want to pay by check, complete the Printable Registration Form and submit with your payment to the address listed at the bottom of the registration form.
Note: Use the -/+ buttons in the tickets area below to choose the number of tickets you wish to purchase.