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30 06, 2021

Telemedicine

2021-08-03T12:02:58-05:00June 30th, 2021|

Telemedicine The American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) is committed to advancing the adoption of telemedicine in the sleep field to improve access to high quality, patient-centered care. Sleep telemedicine services have the capability to revolutionize sleep care, enabling you to provide [...]

29 06, 2021

Telemedicine Case Studies

2021-06-29T09:35:01-05:00June 29th, 2021|

Telemedicine Case Studies The following sleep telemedicine case studies are examples of how sleep clinicians have implemented this method into their practices in order to expand access to care for patients and increase the efficiency of their practice. Although these are based on [...]

13 04, 2021

Telemedicine FAQ

2021-04-27T08:57:04-05:00April 13th, 2021|

Telemedicine FAQs Synchronous Telemedicine Visits There are many ways to ensure a successful synchronous telemedicine/virtual visit, and it is best to identify methods that will work with the virtual platform and staff available for your practice.  Some common strategies of readying patients [...]

17 04, 2020

Free telemedicine resources for AASM members

2020-04-17T15:47:35-05:00April 17th, 2020|Clinical Resources, Featured|

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there is a greater demand for telemedicine appointments. The AASM is making these telemedicine resources free for members so you can help meet this demand. Free AASM SleepTM Select Access AASM SleepTM is a telemedicine platform designed for sleep [...]

31 03, 2020

Volunteer for new Telemedicine Presidential Committee

2020-04-09T04:23:42-05:00March 31st, 2020|Membership|

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Kannan Ramar, MD, AASM President-Elect, has initiated the formation of a new presidential committee that will be charged with developing resources to help AASM members provide remote patient care effectively. To volunteer for the new Telemedicine Presidential Committee, [...]

18 03, 2020

CMS expands Medicare coverage for telemedicine due to COVID-19

2021-01-18T18:30:27-06:00March 18th, 2020|COVID-19|

On March 17, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced expanded Medicare telemedicine coverage that will enable beneficiaries to receive a wider range of health care services from their doctors without having to travel to a health care facility. Medicare will temporarily pay [...]

8 12, 2018

Coding FAQ: Billing for telemedicine services in sleep medicine

2018-12-08T05:34:31-06:00December 8th, 2018|Clinical Resources|

Question: Can we bill for telemedicine services in sleep medicine (consults, follow-up encounters)? What is the code for that? Answer: Coverage of telemedicine services is payer specific. Providers should contact private payers directly for information regarding coverage of telemedicine services. Medicare covers services provided [...]

23 08, 2017

Telemedicine Codes

2021-03-07T19:53:12-06:00August 23rd, 2017|

Coding information specific to telemedicine coding during the COVID-19 public health emergency - view Telemedicine Codes Telemedicine and telehealth are used interchangeably throughout the United States healthcare system, in reference to the exchange of medical information from one site to another [...]

11 08, 2017

Expanding Your Sleep Practice Through Telemedicine

2017-09-22T15:25:31-05:00August 11th, 2017|

This advanced, hands-on course will give participants the necessary tools to kick-start the implementation of telemedicine into their practice. Faculty will guide attendees through the process of telemedicine integration with a focus on navigating the legal and regulatory concerns and explaining current coverage [...]

11 08, 2017

Expanding Your Sleep Practice Through Telemedicine

2017-09-22T15:24:16-05:00August 11th, 2017|

This advanced, hands-on course will give participants the necessary tools to kick-start the implementation of telemedicine into their practice. Faculty will guide attendees through the process of telemedicine integration with a focus on navigating the legal and regulatory concerns and explaining current coverage [...]

11 08, 2017

Expanding Your Sleep Practice Through Telemedicine

2017-09-22T15:22:46-05:00August 11th, 2017|

This advanced, hands-on course will give participants the necessary tools to kick-start the implementation of telemedicine into their practice. Faculty will guide attendees through the process of telemedicine integration with a focus on navigating the legal and regulatory concerns and explaining current coverage [...]

8 08, 2017

Telemedicine

2019-05-30T21:08:50-05:00August 8th, 2017|

Telemedicine Sleep medicine, by its very nature, is a technology-driven medical specialty. From polysomnography and HSAT to PAP machines and hypoglossal nerve stimulators, sleep specialists have implemented innovative technology to treat sleep illness. Moreover, consumer sleep technologies now are transforming the way [...]

24 07, 2017

Telemedicine

2021-07-08T09:45:24-05:00July 24th, 2017|

Telemedicine Latest telemedicine news and resources - view The American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) is committed to advancing the adoption of telemedicine in the sleep field to improve access to high quality, patient-centered care. Sleep telemedicine services have the capability [...]

15 04, 2017

Physicians now can apply for expedited licensure to practice across state lines using telemedicine

2017-04-15T00:00:00-05:00April 15th, 2017|Clinical Resources|

The Federation of State Medical Boards (FMSB) recently announced that the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact Commission (IMLCC) has officially launched the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact, which is a voluntary, expedited pathway to licensure for qualified physicians who wish to practice in multiple states through the use of telemedicine technologies.

13 05, 2016

AASM SleepTM adds patient self-pay feature to telemedicine system

2016-05-13T00:00:00-05:00May 13th, 2016|Press Releases|

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) announced today that AASM SleepTM, a state-of-the-art telemedicine platform for board-certified sleep medicine physicians and accredited sleep centers, now has a new patient self-pay feature that facilitates convenient, secure payments. The new functionality of AASM SleepTM is on display May 14 – 17 in the Minneapolis Convention Center at booth #2020 of ATA 2016, the annual conference and trade show of the American Telemedicine Association.