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2019 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule and Quality Payment Program – CMS Proposed Rule – CPT Codes 990X0, 990X1, and 994X9 – Everything You Need to Know

CMS has proposed three new codes for RPM services, retitled “Chronic Care Remote Physiologic Monitoring,” which do a far better job reflecting how providers can more effectively and efficiently use RPM technology to monitor and manage patient care needs, including chronic care management.  If finalized, these three codes would...

2019 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule and Quality Payment Program – CMS Proposed Rule CPT Codes 990X0, 990X1, and 994X9

CMS’ explanation for its bold, new proposal: “We now recognize that advances in communication technology have changed patients’ and practitioners’ expectations regarding the quantity and quality of information that can be conveyed via communication technology. From the ubiquity of synchronous, audio/video applications to the increased use of patient-facing health...

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....
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