Medicare Telemedicine Health Care Provider Fact Sheet

Medicare coverage and payment of virtual services The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has broadened access to Medicare telehealth services so that beneficiaries can receive a wider range of services from their doctors without having to travel to…

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NEW CPT® Code Announced to Report Novel Coronavirus Test

The American Medical Association (AMA) announced that the CPT® Editorial Panel approved a new addition to the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code set that will help streamline data-driven resource planning and allocation in the battle against the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2)…

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Links for Updated Information on Coronavirus

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued "Frequently Asked Questions to Ensure Individuals, Issuers and States have Clear Information on Coverage Benefits for COVID-19."  This action is part of the broader, ongoing effort by the White House Coronavirus Task…

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News From The AMA: Coronavirus Test Fast-Tracked For CPT Code

To empower surveillance and laboratory testing in response to the spread of the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2), the American Medical Association (AMA) announced a unique Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code for reporting novel coronavirus tests will be considered at a special CPT Editorial…

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COVID-19 Virus Information

When reading information about COVID-19 virus (coronavirus) make sure you confirm your sources. Pima County Medical Society recommends: Arizona Department of Health Services Pima County Health Department Center for Disease Control and Prevention World Health Organization The best way to…

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