Wellmark BCBS to Pay Outpatient Therapy for Telehealth

March 26, 2020
Rick Gawenda

Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) has announced they will pay for virtual visits (telehealth) without any member cost-share to remove barriers to receiving care. In addition, Wellmark’s Iowa and South Dakota network providers will receive the same fee for virtual visits as an in-person visit.

This includes physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech-language pathology services. Click HERE to read it straight from Wellmark BCBS and to see what CPT codes can be billed for telehealth by physical therapists, occupational therapists and speech-language pathologists.

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