Medicare Finalizes New Services for 2020 in Physician Fee Schedule

Medicare does cover telemedicine visits. See a list of Medicare telehealth reimbursement codes here. According to Nathaniel Lacktman and Emily Wein of Foley & Lardner LLP, there are some new codes of 2020.

Starting January 1, 2020, the following three codes (describing new  bundled services for treatment of opioid use disorders) will be  available as part of the covered Medicare telehealth services list:
HCPCS code G2086: Office-based  treatment for opioid use disorder, including development of the  treatment plan, care coordination, individual therapy and group therapy  and counseling; at least 70 minutes in the first calendar month.
HCPCS code G2087: Office-based  treatment for opioid use disorder, including care coordination,  individual therapy and group therapy and counseling; at least 60 minutes  in a subsequent calendar month.
HCPCS code G2088: Office-based  treatment for opioid use disorder, including care coordination,  individual therapy and group therapy and counseling; each additional 30  minutes beyond the first 120 minutes (List separately in addition to  code for primary procedure).

Read the rest of the article here. Sign up for a free account at doxy.me.

Courtney Larson

Read more posts by this author.