Alabama Medicaid Telehealth Billing

Alabama Medicaid Extends Temporary Telemedicine Coverage

Alabama 56 People Used

Providers should only bill for telecommunications when the provider speaks directly with the recipient. Providers should not bill Alabama Medicaid for services when, for example, a nurse speaks to the recipient, even if the provider was consulted. How will the telemedicine services agreements and recipient consent forms apply?

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Temporary Telemedicine Services Medicaid.alabama.gov

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The following codes for Intake and Testing as listed in the Alabama Medicaid Provider Billing Manual Chapter 34 have been opened for billing via telemedicine/telepsychology/telehealth: 90791, 96116, 96121, 96130, 96131, 96132, 96133, 96136, 96137, 96138, 96139, and 96146.

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Alabama Medicaid

Alabama 16 People Used

ALERT: Alabama Medicaid Authorizes Telemedicine for Prenatal Visits During COVID-19 Emergency - 4/30/20; ALERT: COVID-19 Vaccine Information for Pharmacy Billing - 8/18/21; ALERT: Alabama Medicaid Postpones Resumption of EPSDT Referral Requirement - 8/20/21; ALERT: COVID-19 Emergency Expiration Date Extended to October 31, 2021 - …

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Alabama Telemedicine & Telehealth Reimbursement Overview

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Alabama Telemedicine & Telehealth Reimbursement Overview Telemedicine CPT Codes Unique CPT codes do not exist specifically for telemedicine or telehealth. Instead a modifier is applied to existing codes. For interactive audio and video sessions, place a GT modifier in front of the CPT codes you typically use for in person services.

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Alabama Medicaid

Alabama 16 People Used

All procedure codes billed for telemedicine services must be billed with modifier GT (via interactive audio and video telecommunications system). Telemedicine services require the physician to obtain prior consent from the recipient before services are rendered.

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Alabama Medicaid And Telehealth Healthguide.info

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Alabama Medicaid And Telehealth. Health (2 days ago) Alabama Medicaid. Health (3 days ago) This includes physicians located outside the state of Alabama as long as they maintain an Alabama license and enroll with the Alabama Medicaid Program. Medicaid requires that the physician be enrolled with the specialty of 931 (telemedicine) in order to participate in the …

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Alabama Medicaid

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Alabama Medicaid will review and verify that requirements for the extension of telemedicine services are being met. Payments to providers that do not meet the specifications are subject to recoupment. If you have questions, please visit the Medicaid website at www.medicaid.alabama.gov, or call the Medicaid Fiscal Agent at 1.800.688.7989. Contacts:

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Alabama Medicaid

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Billing questions, please call the provider assistance center at (800) 688 7989. Policy questions, please email [email protected] , [email protected] , or [email protected]

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Alabama Information & Resources Southeastern Telehealth

Alabama 61 People Used

AL Provider Manual 2019 (Medicaid & Telemedicine p 28-17) Alabama One Health Record; Alabama Coordinated Health Network - Presentation by Dr. Melinda Rowe; CMS Waivers & Billing Guidance . 2021 CMS Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule; 2021 Medicare PFS FACT Sheet CCHP; 2021 CMS Physician Fee Schedule Fact Sheet; PREP Act Fact Sheet; 2021 …

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Alabama Medicaid

Alabama 16 People Used

Providers should only bill for telecommunications when the provider speaks directly with the recipient. Providers should not bill Alabama Medicaid for services when, for example, a nurse speaks to the recipient, even if the provider was consulted. How will the telemedicine services agreements and recipient consent forms apply?

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Billing For Telehealth During COVID19 Telehealth.HHS.gov

Billing 57 People Used

Medicaid and Medicare billing for asynchronous telehealth Billing is allowed on a state-by-state basis for asynchronous telehealth — often called “store and forward.” Asynchronous health lets providers and patients share information directly with each other before or after telehealth appointments. Billing and coding Medicare Fee-for-Service claims

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Telehealth Billing Guide

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Telehealth Billing Guide for Providers . Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. UPDATED: JULY 16, 2020 . Page . 1. of . 12. Select any of the following buttons to go directly to that section of the Telehealth Billing Guide: All codes should be billed with Place of Service Code 02 – Telehealth. No …

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Frequently Asked Questions

Does alabama medicaid cover telehealth services?

Alabama Medicaid normally requires separate credentialing for providers performing telehealth; however, that restriction has been waived 3/16/2020 – 4/16/2020 (dates of service). Medical providers may bill established-patient evaluation and management codes 99211, 99212 and 99213 for telephone consultations.

How much can i bill medicare for telehealth services?

FQHCs and RHCs can bill Medicare for telehealth services as distant site providers, at a reimbursement rate of $92.03, retroactive to January 27, 2020. See these guidelines from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for details.

What is the telemedicine medical services and telehealth services policy?

The purpose of the Telemedicine Medical Services and Telehealth Services policy is to provide guidance on payment and coding for services that are provided to a patient by a network healthcare provider, not at the same physical location. These services can be performed through various interactive telecommunication or information technology devices.

When does blue cross and blue shield of alabama expand telehealth services?

Due to COVID-19, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama expanded telehealth services effective March 1, 2020. This expansion of services will continue through the end of the federal public health emergency . For complete information, refer to our Telehealth Billing Guide.

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