Join SPPM for a Webinar covering -What the End of COVID 19 PHE Means to Your PracticePresented By: Vicki Myckowiak, J.D. LIVE Event April 18, 2023 9am PDT | 10am MDT | 11am CDT |12pm EDT Based on current COVID-19 trends, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is planning for the federal Public Health Emergency (PHE) for COVID-19, …
Upcoming Telehealth Policy Changes
HHS Administration’s plan is to end the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE) on May 11, 2023. The CMS recently published policy updates for Medicare telehealth services.
2021 E/M Updates
CE Medical Group Blog Post 2021 E/M Updates By Melissa Billman, Director of Billing at CE Medical Group There are many billing and coding updates coming in 2021 to be prepared for. SPPM and C E Medical Group has collaborated to help summarize them for you. Here are the key changes highlighted in this post. Key Changes to E/M Coding: …
Quick Reference Guide for billing Telemedicine during COVID 1
April 21, 2020 By Dan Crane, CEO and Melissa Billman, Billing Director for C E Medical Group There have been various updates from CMS over the last two months regarding telemedicine. This includes telemedicine visits, virtual check ins, e-visits and phone calls. This blog is intended to provide a quick reference to some of those updates, tips we have discovered …
Webinar 4/22/20-Managing a Medical Clinic During A Crisis:
“Managing a Medical Clinic During A Crisis: Top 10 Lessons Learned in the first 45 Days”Join SPPM for the live Webinar at 12:00pm EDT. Unable to attend live? Sign up to receive a link to view the recording. April 22, 2020 9:00am PDT | 10:am MDT | 11:00ams CDT |12:00pm EDT ” Top Ten lessons learned in the first 45 days …
CMS releases Recommendations for Re-opening Facilities to Provide Non-emergent Non-COVID-19 Healthcare: Phase 1
In anticipation of Opening Up America for Healthcare, CMS has released recommendations and criteria for Phase 1.Please follow this link to read the document from CMS.
Thank You to All Doctors on Doctors’ Day
SPPM is always grateful for the compassion and care that Pain Management Physicians demonstrate to their patients. During this time of crisis, you continue to rise to the occasion and selflessly care for those that are suffering. You are honored on this day to thank you for the service you provide 365 days a year. You truly are heroes.
Summary of Important Telehealth provisions in the CARES act passed by Congress on March 27, 2020
On March 27, 2020, Congress passed the the third package in response to the COVID-19 public health crisis, Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (H.R.748). This act supports Telehealth medicine and the expansion of access. The American Telemed Organization has compiled a summary of the key Telehealth provisions in the CARES Act. Use this link to view their post.
SPPM Webinar-TeleMedicine Update- The 1135 Waiver
Tuesday March 24, 2020 9am PDT | 10am MDT | 11am CDT | 12pm EDT In response to our members and course attendees questions, SPPM will provide this update on using the 1135 Waiver to provide TeleMedicine services to your patients during this time.The webinar may be viewed at No Charge by SPPM Members and recent Course Attendees. Please Check …
SPPM is Sharing 3M Health Information Post : Coding for COVID-19
Posted Feb 26, 2020 | By Audrey Howard The WHO created an emergency ICD-10 code to identify this new coronoavirus. Code U07.1, 2019-nCoV acute respiratory disease, will be implemented into ICD-10-CM with the update effective April 1, 2020. The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) developed interim coding advice in a supplement to the ICD-10-CM Official Coding Guidelines effective February 20, …
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