Now Trending: Telemedicine Call Coverage

telemedicine call coveragePYA Principal Carol Carden and Manager Kathryn Culver co-authored an article, “Now Trending: Telemedicine Call Coverage,” which recently was published in Becker’s Health IT & CIO Review.

Article Excerpt:

When compensating physicians for the time they spend providing telemedicine call coverage, health systems should prepare call coverage arrangements prudently to avoid potential complications implicating federal laws prohibiting physician self-referral (Stark Law) and kickbacks (Anti-Kickback Statute). As the trend of telemedicine continues, health systems and physicians alike should assist in ensuring compliance with respect to all applicable healthcare regulations.

For additional guidance related to physician compensation or telemedicine call coverage, or to request a speaker for your organization or event, contact one of our executives below, (800) 270-9629.


Carol Carden

Carol Carden

Principal

Kathryn Culver

Kathryn Culver

Manager

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