New Modifier for Expanding the Use of Telehealth for Individuals with Stroke

MLN Matters Number: MM10883
Related CR Release Date: September 28, 2018
Related CR Transmittal Number: R2142OTN
Related Change Request (CR) Number: 10883
Effective Date: January 1, 2019
Implementation Date: January 7, 2019

Change request (CR) 10883 establishes use of a new Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) modifier, G0 (G Zero), to be appended on claims for telehealth services that are furnished on or after January 1, 2019, for purposes of diagnosis, evaluation, or treatment of symptoms of an acute stroke. Make certain your billing staff is aware of this new code.

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Last Updated Nov 28, 2018