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Virtual Visits

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Last Update: 11/09/2021

Virtual Visits

06/01/2020 Managing a Telephone Encounter: Five Tips for Effective Communication
08/01/2015 Should You Treat Patients Virtually?
06/01/2020 Adapt your documentation setup for telehealth [Practice Pearls]
06/01/2020 Ask patients to submit vitals before telehealth [Practice Pearls]
04/01/2021 Online digital E/M by non-physicians [Coding & Documentation]
02/01/2021 Try this mental status exam for telehealth visits [Practice Pearls]

Virtual Visits During COVID-19

06/01/2020 Operationalizing Virtual Visits During a Public Health Emergency
06/01/2021 These Four Telehealth Changes Should Stay, Even After the Pandemic
10 communication tips for physician phone visits during COVID-19 [FPM blog]
CMS: Patients can self-report vitals for Medicare AWV telehealth visits [FPM blog]
Coronavirus (COVID-19): new telehealth rules and procedure codes for testing [FPM blog]
Four virtual visit options for treating patients who can't do video [FPM blog]
UnitedHealthcare modifies telehealth reimbursement policy for 2021 [FPM blog]
A virtual visit algorithm: how to differentiate and code telehealth visits, e-visits, and virtual check-ins [FPM blog]
What coding modifiers to use for Medicare telehealth services and COVID-19 testing [FPM blog]
CMS answers more key questions on telehealth billing during COVID-19 [FPM blog]
More evidence that telehealth is here to stay [FPM blog]
Three federal telehealth rules that no longer apply during the COVID-19 pandemic [FPM blog]

See Also

COVID-19 Topic Collection

Other Resources

Advocacy: Telehealth and Telemedicine [AAFP]
Telemedicine Management of Musculoskeletal Issues [AFP article]
Tobacco Cessation Telehealth Guide [AAFP Supplement]
A Toolkit for Building and Growing a Sustainable Telehealth Program in Your Practice [AAFP]

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