In final rulemaking for the 2013 Medicare Part B physician fee schedule, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have approved adding telehealth coverage for the following Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) codes--
Also, CMS approved a technical correction regarding emergency department telehealth consultations. In the 2012 fee schedule, they changed the code descriptors for initial inpatient telehealth consultation G-codes to reflect telehealth consultations furnished to emergency department patients in addition to inpatient telehealth consultations. For 2013, they will institute a conforming change to amend the description of the services within the regulation at 42 CFR 414.65(a)(1)(i).
The full 1362-page notice of proposed rulemaking is available here. An excerpt of the core 16 pages for telehealth is available here. The final rulemaking will be published in the Federal Register on November 16.