Category: Reimbursement

CMS proposes paying home health agencies for remote monitoring

By Virgil Dickson  | July 2, 2018 The CMS is considering paying home health agencies for remote patient monitoring. Remote patient monitoring involves the use of digital tools to collect health data such as vital signs, weight, blood pressure, blood sugar, blood oxygen levels, heart rate, and electrocardiograms. “Today’s proposals...

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...

49 groups urge CMS to set codes to cover remote monitoring

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By Fred Bazzoli Published June 12 2018, 7:47am EDT Some 49 provider organizations, IT professional groups and vendors are urging the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to designate reimbursement codes that will enable reimbursement for remote monitoring services. Such a step would ensure payment for digital health services...

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...

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services – Medicare Program – Revisions to Payment Policies under the Physician Fee Schedule and Other Revisions to Part B for CY 2016

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES   Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 42 CFR Parts 405, 410, 411, 414, 425, and 495 RIN 0938-AS40   Medicare Program; Revisions to Payment Policies under the Physician Fee Schedule and Other Revisions to Part B for CY 2016 AGENCY: Centers...

New York State Assembly – Bill Number A2552A – An act to amend the public health law, the insurance law and the social services law, in relation to the telehealth delivery of services

New York State Assembly Bill Number A2552A An act to amend the public health law, the insurance law and the social services law, in relation to the telehealth delivery of services A02552 Summary: BILL NO A02552A SAME AS SAME AS S02405 SPONSOR Russell COSPNSR MLTSPNSR Rpld S2 sub 1...

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