Reimbursement to Value in TeleHealth


Reimbursement to Value in TeleHealth
Event on 2017-04-13 07:00:00
The growth of telehealth has created exciting opportunities for improved use of technology in the delivery of care to patients, and in options for obtaining reimbursement for those services. At this hands-on workshop, experts and leaders in the field of telehealth and reimbursement will discuss technologies being used to offer telehealth services, share stories of success and how common obstacles can be overcome, and explain the reimbursement aspect of being a telehealth provider. Attendees will have an opportunity to look at their own practice data in evaluating how telehealth could impact their practice. 6:45-7:00 a.m.  –  Registration / Breakfast 7:00-7:15 a.m.  –  Welcome / Introductions 7:15-8:15 a.m.  –  Telehealth Technology and Solutions 8:15-9:15 a.m.  –  Success Stories: Provider Panel (sm/med/lg) 9:15-9:30 a.m.  –  Break 9:30-10:30 a.m.  –  Government Payor Coverage for Telehealth 10:30-11:00 a.m.  –  Private Payor Coverage 11:00 a.m.-Noon  –  Coding and Billing Telehealth Services 12:00–12:30 p.m.  –  Status of Telehealth Parity in KS and MO This workshop is funded by the REACH Healthcare Foundation. DAVID VORAN, M.D., is Assistant Professor and Informatics Director of Community and Family Medicine at Truman Medical Center. Past positions:  Medical Director of the Innovation Clinic at Heartland Health now Mosaic Life Care (2006-13), physician executive for Cerner Corporation (2003-06), CMIO for Health Midwest (1997-2003) and Executive Director of Information Technology at the University of Kansas Medical Center (1994-97). Over the last six years, Dr. Voran has piloted various workflows and technologies with emphasis on putting as much technology in the primary care physician’s exam room as possible.                                                                                              He is a strong believer patient engagement and patient directed care.  He has aggressively used the patient portal, promoted point of care imaging and believes that until the patient is the primary user of the EMR medical organizations will not fully realize the power of the clinical information systems in which they are now investing. He provides medical content expertise to a number of  startup companies in the greater Kansas City area. RICHELLE MARTING, JD, MHSA, RHIA, CPC, CEMC, CPMA, CPC-I, is an attorney in Overland Park. Her practice focuses on regulatory compliance and healthcare reimbursement. She has administrative and compliance experience in the long term care, ambulatory surgery, medical group, and private practice settings with multi-specialty providers. She is a Registered Health Information Administrator and certified professional coder with first-hand knowledge of the legal and practical reimbursement structures for government and private payors, and has assisted multiple providers in the planning, configuration, and implementation of electronic medical records.                     Richelle has prepared successful appeals for WPS, RAC, and private payor claim denials, audits, and reimbursement disputes and educates providers on appropriate documentation and coding practices. Richelle has served as an expert in both privacy and reimbursement litigation matters, received national awards from the American Health Information Management Association and Health Information and Management Systems Society, and is active in local professional associations.

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