Tag: Remote Patient Monitoring

Medicare and Medicaid Programs – CY 2019 Home Health Prospective Payment System Update – Proposed Rule – 2018-07-02

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES  Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 42 CFR Parts 409, 424, 484, 486, and 488 RIN 0938-AT29   Medicare and Medicaid Programs; CY 2019 Home Health Prospective Payment System Rate Update and CY 2020 Case-Mix Adjustment Methodology Refinements; Home...

CMS proposes calendar year 2019 and 2020 payment and policy changes for Home Health Agencies and Home Infusion Therapy Suppliers

Date 2018-07-02 Title CMS proposes calendar year 2019 and 2020 payment and policy changes for Home Health Agencies and Home Infusion Therapy Suppliers Contact press@cms.hhs.gov CMS proposes calendar year 2019 and 2020 payment and policy changes for Home Health Agencies and Home Infusion Therapy Suppliers On July 2, 2018,...

Remote Patient Monitoring Brings mHealth Care Management Into the Home

Remote Patient Monitoring Brings mHealth Care Management Into the Home
With mHealth tools and platforms, remote patient monitoring programs have the potential to extend care management and coordination outside the doctor’s office or hospital and into the patient’s home. Remote patient monitoring programs have the potential to reduce chronic care costs and hospital readmissions and improve clinical outcomes by...

Can one new code spur a telehealth revolution?

  By Bruce Gosser Overburdened and inefficient. An accurate description of today’s US healthcare system which wasn’t designed to handle the current population’s health needs. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 68 percent of Americans aged 65 and older are living with multiple chronic conditions....

Reimbursement Update for Remote Patient Monitoring and Chronic Care Management – CPT Codes 99091, 99490, 99487, 99489, and G0506

The 2018 Physician Fee Schedule Rule Includes Reimbursement for Remote Patient Monitoring and New Telemedicine Codes Medicare will pay for CPT code 99091 and the 2018 unadjusted reimbursement rate will be $58.67/month. The un-bundled CPT code 99091 in 2018 means that providers will be able to get reimbursed separately...
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