Hospitals: Providing Services Remotely versus Telehealth

July 29, 2020
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Rick Gawenda
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With the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) expansion of telehealth services as well as their Hospital Without Walls initiative, many hospitals are confused on the differences between providing outpatient physical, occupational and speech therapy services remotely versus via telehealth and how to complete the UB-04 claim form. I published an article on June 18, 2020 explaining the differences between the two and how to do the billing for each type of service.

Now, CMS has provided additional clarification on providing outpatient physical, occupational and speech therapy services remotely versus via telehealth and explains how to do the billing in greater and more concise detail. To view this clarification, click

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