telehealth visit with mask

Virtual CME Program

COVID-19 Web Series Part 5: A Shift to Virtual Care

In the fifth episode of Pri-Med’s weekly web series on COVID-19, faculty will discuss strategies for adapting clinical practice to virtual platforms and explain how telehealth has changed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. They will review requirements for providing various types of telehealth visits (audio only vs. audio plus video) and share practical advice on getting reimbursed for these encounters, including review of common billing codes.

Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording on 4/28/2020 and they are subject to change as new information is published. 


Learning Objectives

  • List the differences between telehealth, telemedicine and virtual healthcare
  • Describe telehealth visit types delivered as audio-only
  • Describe the most common telehealth visit types delivered as video and audio
  • Recognize requirements for delivering telehealth with video and audio and the specific changes implemented as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic 




Ty J. Gluckman, MD, FACC, FAHA

Medical Director, Center for Cardiovascular Analytics, Research, and Data Science (CARDS), Providence Heart Institute, Providence St. Joseph Health
Portland, OR 

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Charles Vega, MD, FAAFP

Health Sciences Clinical Professor
UC Irvine Department of Family Medicine
Assistant Dean for Culture and Community Education
Executive Director, UC Irvine Program in Medical Education for the Latino Community
UC Irvine School of Medicine
Irvine, CA  Learn More

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COVID-19 Web Series Part 5: A Shift to Virtual Care