Category: 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...

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...

Telehealth sweet spot? Remote monitoring of patients with cardiovascular or respiratory disease, AHRQ says

In the coming years according to the U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), the medical industry could see telehealth technologies being used to monitor maternal and pediatric care, and dermatology. For now though the supporting data amplifies the benefits of telehealth in reducing hospital readmission’s and improving...

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