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    Governing Rule: 17.1


    Telehealth examination means an examination of a patient by the consultant at the receiving site, using "telehealth services" as defined under GR 1.10 but does not include the "physical examination" requirements referred to under GR 4.1.

    AMA billing tips:

    • The TELES modifier may only be claimed when providing services at a regional telehealth site or registered Health Canada Telehealth location. The use of SKYPE or any other secure video transfer system may not be claimed using the TELES modifier. Only services provided using regional or Health Canada telehealth equipment may be claimed using the TELES modifier. The TELES modifier is NOT to be claimed for services provided via telephone.