Q: As sports leagues attempt to make their return, many are going to be using daily COVID-19 testing as part of their protocol. Obviously, the leagues need to quarantine any individual who tests positive for the virus. But why is the covered entity that is performing the testing allowed to disclose a patient’s test results to the leagues?
CMS’ latest round of updates to its novel coronavirus FAQs on Medicare fee-for-service billing provides additional information on hospital billing for remote services, including a decision tree guiding hospitals through their options for billing for telemedicine.
Staying on top of coding guidelines for infectious diseases has never been more critical—or challenging. Review these questions on ICD-10-CM/PCS documentation and coding for infectious diseases including COVID-19, HIV, and related procedures.