Responding to COVID-19: Telehealth Expansion and Integration into the Clinical Practice.
Kansas Physical Therapy Association is pleased to present this Webinar on May 14 from 6-8pm CST. Participants will receive 2.0 CE credits for attending.
This 2 hour session will provide the Physical Therapist with background information on the recent increased flexibility in acceptance and coverage of telehealth services, including telemedicine, by federal and state agencies and commercial carriers, along with practical information on best practices for use of telehealth in the Physical Therapy practice, with practical examples and how to steps to help the Physical Therapy practice move toward telehealth service provision for their patient population during the COVID 19 Pandemic and beyond. Following the 1.5 hour presentation there will be 30 minutes of questions and answers with the KPTA board members.
The objectives of the webinar are:
-Describe the landscape of Telehealth before COVID 19
-Outline and explain federal action that expanded Telehealth services
-Describe federal funding opportunities and approaches tied to telemedicine and telehealth
-Describe and list telehealth resources
-Discuss telehealth best practices for Physical Therapist practices
-Describe coding/billing of telehealth services
-List various commercial insurer, state and federal payment approaches to telehealth services
-Define the role of Telehealth in the outpatient setting and in the scope of Physical Therapy practice.
-Discuss ethical considerations, liability, informed consent, and documentation for Physical Therapists performing Telehealth visits.
-Describe examination, assessment and intervention strategies when organizing and implementing Telehealth sessions with patients
-List potential barriers for patients and Physical Therapists for the use of Telehealth