Telemedicine During a Pandemic with Osteopathic Considerations
Health care continues to make strides in the industry by incorporating technological innovation to capture consumer demand and financial growth. Over the past 10 years, significant technology advances in health care include developing electronic health records, patient portals, self-service kiosks, remote monitoring devices, genome sequencing and telemedicine. The topics covered include visit how-to's, presenting yourself professionally, displaying empathy and treating the whole person in the virtual platform. Practice management topics include benefits of telemedicine, billing and coding, reimbursement, and legal consideration. Multiple tables display various topics, including different types of telemedicine, different virtual platforms, CPT codes to code the visit and billing modifiers associated with telemedicine.