On Thursday, November 18, in the next installment of Rivkin Radler’s Healthcare Compliance Lunch & Learn series, Rivkin Radler Partner Eric D. Fader will present an overview of changes in the provision of telehealth services, and federal and state regulation of them, since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.  New rules and waivers that are expected to be temporary and other rule changes that will remain in effect more permanently will all be discussed.  The program will take place from 12:00 noon to 1:00 PM Eastern time via Zoom.

Some of the topics covered will be:

  • Types of telehealth services
    • Telemedicine
    • Telebehavioral health
    • Telepharmacy
    • Teledentistry
    • Remote patient monitoring and other newer services
  • Medicare requirements:
    • Location of patient and provider
    • Acceptable types of communication
    • Billing and coding requirements
  • State laws and private insurers’ rules
    • Special telehealth licenses
    • Out-of-state providers
  • Permissible legal structures for providers and businesses
    • Provider networks
    • Management companies
    • Platform and app providers
  • Privacy and Security Issues
  • Pitfalls of telehealth expansion
    • Fraudulent claims for services and testing

The program will be moderated by Robert Hussar, a partner in Rivkin Radler’s Compliance, Investigations & White Collar and Health Services practice groups. Participants will be eligible for 1.2 CCB credits and 1 CLE credit in Professional Practice.

The program registration page is here. The Zoom link will be provided upon registration.