Navigating Telehealth: Non-Face to Face E/M Coding and Medical Decision-Making

About the Webinar

Upon completion of the presentation, the participants should be able to:

CPT includes an evolving and expanding group of codes that describe non-face-to-face services provided on behalf of patients. Medicare and other payers reimburse for some of these codes as they recognize the importance patient care services provided outside an office-based encounter. Many of the codes describe services that are frequently provided by Ob/Gyn practices but are not typically reported for reimbursement. The webcast will review many of these codes including prolonged services without direct patient contact, interprofessional telephone/internet/electronic medical record assessments, on-line medical evaluation, and services provided by clinical staff. The limitations of other non-face-to-face services such as care plan oversight will also be reviewed.

  • Interpret the CPT codes that describe non-face-to-face patient care services
  • Identify the services applicable to the participates clinical practice
  • Apply the reporting and documentation and billing guidelines to clinical practice
Emily Hill, PA
Hill and Associates - Wilmington, NC

Emily Hill is the President of Hill and Associates and has a broad professional background in the health care industry. With over 20 years of experience as a health care consultant, she has worked with numerous academic and private practices on coding, reimbursement, compliance, and practice management issues.

Emily has taught coding seminars and served as an advisor on coding and reimbursement issues for many medical specialty societies. She served as a representative to the AMA’s Relative Value Update Committee (RUC) for the American Academy of Physician Assistants from 1993 to 2019.

She is a graduate of the Wake Forest School of Medicine Physician Assistants program and received her BA in Education from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.