MSSNY Informative Resources for New York Physicians

The following are informative
Resources for New York physicians re COVID-19:
MSSNY COVID-19 Resource Page2020 House of Delegates in Tarrytown Cancelled

MSSNY’s Coronaviruses 2020 CME Webinar on March 18th
Link to registration

Precautions Physicians Should Take (from NYSDOH)
Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC) COVID-19 Test Pricing
FAQs on Essential Health Benefits Coverage and COVID-19
WC: Laws, Regulations, and Decisions

– Telehealth Insurance Circular Letter No. 6 (2020)
A reminder that private insurers must cover telehealth services for patients (including those provided through a smartphone) and without patient cost-sharing. 
COVID-19 Telephonic Communication ServicesSince Medicare still requires telemedicine to be provided only to patients in a rural setting, you should look at “virtual check-in” services under codes  G2010, G2012, 99421, 99422 and 99423.  For Medicare fees, go to ngsmedicare.com and do a fee schedule lookup for your specific locality (01, 02, 03, 04, or 99).
Telehealth Benefits in Medicare are a Lifeline for Patients During Coronavirus
   

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