Telehealth and Risky Business


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Has the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) clarified which telehealth services are valid for data submissions for the HHS-operated risk adjustment (RA) program?

Moreover, can Hierarchical Condition Category (HCC) ICD-10-codes – the risk-adjustment model designed to estimate future healthcare costs for patients – be used when the services reported are provided under the public health emergency (PHE) telehealth waivers?

You need to know. And you will, when you listen to the next live edition of Talk-Ten-Tuesdays, coming your way Tuesday, June 14 at 10 a.m. EST. That’s when nationally recognized professional coder, auditor, consultant, and author Terry Fletcher will report on the regulatory guidance from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to help ensure you remain compliant.

The live broadcast will also feature these other segments:

  • Coding Report: Laurie Johnson, senior healthcare consultant with Revenue Cycle Solutions, LLC, will report on the latest coding news.
  • News Desk: Timothy Powell, CPA, and a consultant with Besler, will anchor the Talk-Ten-Tuesdays News Desk.
  • Journaling John: John Zelem, MD, FACS, founder and CEO for Streamline Solutions Consulting, will continue with his second journal entry in this new segment.
  • TalkBack: Erica Remer, MD, founder and president of Erica Remer, MD, Inc. and Talk-Ten-Tuesdays co-host, will report on a subject that has caught her attention during her popular segment.

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