A new buzzing topic in nutrition is telehealth. Through a variety of platforms, as a practitioner, you can now meet with your patients virtually! A natural next step for healthcare in the digital age, telehealth is a great opportunity to expand your business and increase access to needed nutrition counseling services.
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.
Have you already blended telehealth services into your practice? If yes, your foray into telehealth likely came with plenty of up-front research and a few challenges. But by now, we’re hopeful that you’re feeling rewarded by your decision to incorporate telehealth—you’ve likely expanded your client pool and are providing much-needed nutritional counseling services to those who need your expertise.
This new year brings new billing codes. For those of you who are starting to see patients virtually, we've got good news:
As of Jan 1, 2017, there's a new way to file telehealth claims, and it's easier than ever.