Hospitals: Telehealth vs Remote Services – What’s the Difference?
Due to the Public Health Emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has issued many waivers regarding how hospitals can deliver outpatient therapy services to their Medicare Part B beneficiaries. In this article, I will discuss the “Hospitals without Walls” and the expansion of telehealth services and explain the difference in the 2 including how to bill for each type of service. QuestionWhat is “Hospitals without Walls” and how does this allow hospitals to provide outpatient therapy services to Medicare Part B beneficiaries in their home? Answer QuestionCan hospitals provide outpatient physical, occupational and