90 day pump visits through telecare have already been approved by Medicare.
Medicare has temporarily expanded its coverage to telehealth service.
Clinicians will need to document why telehealth visit (phone or virtual visit) rather than a face to face visit was performed (COVID-19 crisis). Clinicians will need still to use the medicare verbiage to document the patient is using device. And to put in the documentation that a need of ongoing medical supplies for continuity of care are needed.
Elena Toschi, MD
Staff Physician, Adult Section
Director Young Adult Program
Joslin Diabetes Center
One Joslin Place, Boston, MA 02215
We are doing remote device downloads from this week. Last week we included the following in the EMR:
Telephone visit for Diabetes Device supplies
Within medical records (Patient's office notes), document the following to ensure continuity of care for all patients:
Mayo Clinic Rochester
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