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Cigna Announces Telehealth Coverage


Cigna Announces Telehealth Coverage

Cigna has announced interim billing guidelines that will cover limited telehealth services for physical therapist providers. As required by the State of California, telehealth services will be paid at the same rate as an in-person visit. For telehealth services, Cigna will only provide payment for the following CPT codes:

  • 97161 PT eval low complex 20 min (Telephonic or virtual) 
  • 97162 PT eval mod complex 30 min (Virtual) 
  • 97110 Therapeutic exercises (2 unit limit)

The services will be allowed through May 31, 2020 when appended with a GQ modifier and billed with a place of service code 02. Click here for more information.