Hello and Happy New Year! 2017 was accompanied by a whirlwind of changes when it comes to tech and private practice, especially telehealth and how it pertains to dietitians. To help demystify some of the changes, we put together a round-up of updates for your private practice to carry with you into 2018. Of course, we’ll be providing you with updates as they arise throughout the year, so stay tuned!
A major tech trend in private practice is the incorporation of telehealth, or virtual appointments. For a full and localized review of telehealth regulations, here are telehealth updates for your state. Also, be sure to check out our three-part series on telehealth for your practice:
Also, please note: early in 2017, there was a change in how to file telehealth claims. Just use the same procedure codes (97802 and 97803) and make sure the location of the appointment is set to Telehealth (02)—we will handle the rest!