For any Medicare beneficiary that can be seen through video, telehealth AND the OCR (Office of Civil Rights) has announced that they will relax enforcement on HIPAA for professionals using cell phone apps such as FaceTime, Skype, to see patients if they act in good faith, during this pandemic crisis.  See the links below. Limitations…

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Hi, this is Dr Schoor again, President of the Suffolk County Medical Society.  I just wanted to give an update as best I can. The President of the United States along with CMS director Seem Verma gave a press conference yesterday afternoon.  CMS is streamlining the process for telemedicine and for reimbursement for that service. …

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