Audio-Only Visit Reimbursement a Must for Seniors, Says ARC’s Norman Chenven, MD

Federal reimbursement policies for telehealth visits have seen a rapid, and necessary change over the last few months due to COVID-19. Norman Chenven, MD, founder of Austin Regional Clinic, and other physician leaders and advocacy associations, believe these changes are not enough.   The concern stems from the inability to capture HCC codes during an audio-only visit, which can be the only telehealth option for some patients.  Learn more about the advocacy leadership agilon health partners, like Austin Regional Clinic, have undertaken during the PHE, in the articles below.

Docs Push CMS to Pay for Phone-Only Risk Adjustment Visits

Physicians Groups Concerned About Financial Shortfall for Treating Patients with Complex Health Needs