August 20, 2020
Starting with dates of service September 1, 2020 and after, telehealth services should return to correct coding and billing of a telehealth encounter with a patient using a telecommunications system. The billing of telehealth services during the current pandemic are outlined in the FAQ.
Correct coding of a telehealth encounter, whether via audio/video, telephone, or text, must include Place of Service (POS) code “02-Telehealth” and one of the following modifiers appended to any procedure code submitted:
If the POS code doesn’t match the modifiers appended to the procedures, the line(s) will be denied for incorrect coding.
For more details on telehealth coding and billing, review the Telehealth/Telemedicine Services Payment Policy prior to September 1, 2020.
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