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New Place of Service Code 27

In this article, I will provide answers to the following questions regarding the new place of service (POS) code 27.

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New and Revised Place of Service Codes for Telehealth

Effective January 1, 2022, there will be a new additional Place of Service (POS) code for telehealth and the current descriptor for the current POS code for telehealth has been changed. QuestionWhat is the new POS code for telehealth? Answer QuestionWhat is the descriptor for the new telehealth POS code? Answer QuestionWill CMS reimburse for telehealth services when billed using the new POS code? Answer QuestionWhat is the current POS code for telehealth and what is the revised descriptor for this POS code? Answer QuestionDuring the time that the Medicare program is paying for outpatient therapy delivered via telehealth due

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TRICARE Place of Service Update for Telemedicine Claims

Health Net Federal Services, LLC (HNFS), who is the TRICARE West Region Contractor, has provided an update on what place of service (POS) code to use on the 1500-claim form when providing a telehealth visit. HNFS is now asking providers to use the POS that represents In addition, HNFS has provided an update on reimbursement and resubmission of claims. By using an incorrect POS code, the provider may have been or will be reimbursed at the facility CHAMPUS Maximum Allowable Charge (CMAC) rate, rather than a non-facility CMAC. If you provided telemedicine services from a non-facility setting, you may submit

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