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Make sure you're staying accurate with an overhaul to the COVID-19 vaccine and administration codes. The AMA announced it is deleting a significant number of codes, replacing them with new codes and striking Appendix Q from the CPT Manual.
Practices that perform telehealth services on platforms that are not HIPAA secure have a few hours to switch to a secure platform or stop performing real-time audio/visual telehealth services. The HHS Office for Civil Rights’, enforcement discretion that allowed telehealth via certain platforms that don’t meet HIPAA’s strict standards is set to end at 11:59 p.m. tonight.
The COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE) will end tonight at 11:59 p.m. But 14 waivers that impact medical practices and their patients will remain in effect when the clock strikes midnight on May 12.
Watch for updates on Medicare COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE) waivers that were not extended by the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2023.
Your practice has more time to purchase and implement a HIPAA-compliant telehealth system thanks to a decision by the HHS Office for Civil Rights.


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