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Remote Patient Monitoring Key Requirements

June 25th, 2024 | 2 min. read



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Remote Patient Monitoring, or RPM, is a tele-health option designed for patients with acute and chronic conditions requiring ongoing monitoring.

This Medicare program is designed to remotely monitor patient vitals. It allows healthcare professionals to collect and analyze patient health data between appointments using FDA-approved devices. Typical measurements include blood pressure, weight, and blood glucose levels.

Its important to understand the essential guidelines set by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for successful RPM implementation and in order to bill for services.

Understanding the Key Program Requirements

Learn about the Remote Patient Monitoring key program requirements, including:

  • The Initiating Visit
  • Patient Consent
  • Device Setup and Supply
  • 16 Days of Reading
  • Documentation
  • Compliance with Billing Codes

A Remote Patient Monitoring program is instrumental in enhancing care quality and health outcomes for patients. Understanding these key requirements of the program will set you and your patients up for success.

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