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    Governing Rule: 17.4

    "Store and forward" videotechnology applies only to teledermatology telehealth services and teleophthalmology consultations (HSC 03.09B).

    • 17.4.1


    • 17.4.2

      Services provided using store and forward videotechnology are not eligible for unscheduled service benefits.

    • 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.