Distance Learning

Virtual Physician Visits in Long Term Care – Quality, Costs, and Legal Considerations for Telemedicine

Includes a Live Event on 04/16/2019 at 2:00 PM (EDT)

Time: 2:00-3:30 PM Eastern (90 minutes)
Session Format: Live Webinar
CLE Credit Available:  Yes

Topic: 

Skilled nursing facilities must care for a growing population of frail patients who require significant medical services. These skilled nursing facility physicians are often off-site or unavailable when patient assessments and care recommendations are most urgently needed.

This webinar will discuss the use of telemedicine in urgent situations to reduce resident hospitalizations and improve quality of care, while increasing revenue for the nursing facility and reducing costs for the health care system. The webinar speakers are John Whitman, Wharton School lecturer and long-term care expert, and Andrea Lee, post-acute care health care attorney, Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn, LLP will cover the legal issues that impact telemedicine such as:

  • Reimbursement (Medicare, Medicaid and private payer)
  • Provider Licensure
  • Anti-Kickback
  • Stark Corporate Practice of Medicine HIPAA
  • Ryan Haight Act
  • Telemedicine state statutes
  • Informed Consent
  • Contracting issues

Level of Difficulty: Intermediate

Listen With a Colleague Registration

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Content Lead:

  • Post-Acute and Long Term Services

Andrea N. Lee

Partner

Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn, LLP
Detroit, MI
Bio

John Whitman

Executive Director

The TRECS Institute

Chalfont, PA

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