IC-6 Updated: Implementing Tele-Ophthalmology During the COVID-19 Pandemic | ASCRS
2020 ASCRS Virtual Annual Meeting

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Course Description
Recent government action has expanded telehealth coverage for Medicare beneficiaries nationwide, temporarily waiving penalties for HIPAA violations, and will reimburse physicians for telehealth services at the same rate for face-to-face services. CMS recently announced additional policies, including Medicare coverage for telephone services, and significant additions to the list of covered telehealth services, such as emergency visits.
Course Faculty
Rayna Habash, MD
Dr. Habash is the Chief Medical Officer, Everbridge and Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, FL, USA. Dr. Habash, an early adopter of telemedicine, has developed an app for secure messaging and video conferencing designed for easy adoption of telemedicine among healthcare professionals.

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