Our HIPAA Compliant Remote Patient Monitoring enables the health care facility to monitor patients outside of conventional clinical settings, such as in the home, work place or in any remote area, thereby increase access to care, provide timely care and decrease healthcare delivery costs.
Health care providers can use our RPM module in chronic-disease management and significantly improve patient’s quality of life, by allowing patients to maintain independence, prevent complications, and to minimize personal costs. RPM facilitates these goals by delivering care through telecommunications. Our RPM module records patient parameters such as BP, EKG, Blood Sugar, Weight, SpO2 etc. from home or from any remote location and automatically transmit the data into our application using our Patient Portal mobile App. The monitoring of patient physiologic parameters and trend analysis of those parameters, enable early detection of deterioration, assessing and adjusting medications; thereby reducing emergency department visits, hospitalizations, and the duration of hospital stay.
A mobile Patient Portal app for recording and tracking patient parameters like BP, EKG, Blood Sugar, Weight, SpO2 etc. The healthcare provider team can access our web-based software that includes the following capabilities:
View Patient Data Remotely and securely using the RPM Module.
The parameters from the patient device are transmitted electronically into our application either by the auto transmission of data by the device’s blue tooth or by a patient manually entering these parameters using our patient portal mobile app.
Two-way communication with patients through our patient portal.
Patients are assigned to qualified Clinical staff which may include Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants and RN’s depending on state law.
Qualified Clinical Staff such as Physicians, Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants can Access and Track Patient Parameters.
The time spent in reviewing the data by qualified Clinical Staff are automatically recorded each time and cumulative minutes spend on each parameter for each patient is recorded.
Patient interaction via phone or texting by the physician or approved health care personnel is recorded with date and time. The Patient Interaction report can be accessed and uploaded into patient’s EHR for documentation purpose.
Easy generation of the RPM Billing Report can be printed and uploaded via PDF format into the patient’s EHR. This report includes time spent reviewing data and talking to the patient for billing compliance.
Direct integration with electronic health record systems via HL7 link where provided.
Starting January 1, 2020, Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) services reported with CPT codes 99457 and 99458 may be billed ‘incident to’ under general supervision. RPM use under general supervision doesn’t require both parties to be in the same building and can be accomplished through telemedicine. The physician or other qualified healthcare professional supervising the auxiliary personnel need not be the same individual treating the patient.
“Device(s) supply with daily recording(s) or programmed alert(s) transmission, every 30 days.”What to know: CPT 99454 offers reimbursement for providing the patient with an RPM device for a 30-day period. Note that 99454 can be billed each 30 days. The average national Medicare payment for these services is $64.15.
“Remote physiologic monitoring treatment management services, 20 minutes or more of clinical staff/physician/other qualified healthcare professional time in a calendar month requiring interactive communication with the patient/caregiver during the month.”
Under this code, CMS will reimburse for clinical staff time that contributes toward monitoring and interactive communication which includes phone, text and email. The average national Medicare payment for these services is $51.54 (non-facility) and $32.44 (facility).
Remote physiologic monitoring treatment management services and clinical staff/physician/other qualified health care professional time in a calendar month requires interactive communication with the patient/caregiver during the month; additional 20 minutes. To bill on these codes, you’ll need to check the following boxes:
Reference: Guide to the new CPT codes for RPM
This is a mobile app for Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) and for secure communication between Patient and Physician or Physician office personnel.
This portal is designed for physician offices to download data in real-time from one or more physician prescribed Bluetooth enabled biometric devices that record patient parameters like BP, EKG, Blood Sugar, Weight, SpO2 etc. at home.
The physician or physician office personnel can review the data and make an appropriate recommendation for lifestyle modification and medication changes or titration.
The patient can review the data on the phone via this app in real-time. This app also enables patient and physician office personnel to communicate with each other via secure text.
Using our advanced technology platform for seamless communication across care settings among caregivers will lead to quality patient care and reduce costs.
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