Remote Physiologic Monitoring

The Heart Smart Solution:

New 2020 CPT Codes provide additional reimbursement opportunities for remote monitoring of patient health data.

The 2020 Medicare fee schedule creates four new codes in the category of Chronic Care Remote Physiologic Monitoring.

  • CPT Code 99453: Remote monitoring of physiologic parameter(s) (eg, weight, blood pressure, pulse oximetry, and blood glucose), initial; set-up and patient education on use of equipment
  • CPT Code 99454: Remote monitoring of physiologic parameter(s) (eg, weight, blood pressure, pulse oximetry, blood glucose), initial; device(s) supply with daily recording(s) or programmed alert(s) transmission, each 30 days
  • CPT Code 99457: 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
  • CPT code 99458: Remote physiologic monitoring treatment management services, clinical staff/physician/other qualified health care professional time in a calendar month requiring interactive communication with the patient/caregiver during the month; additional 20 minutes

Our home biometric monitoring program gives patients living with congestive heart failure, diabetes, hypertension, COPD and other chronic disease states the ability to manage their condition from home and automatically send data to their health care professional.

Our FDA cleared devices include blood pressure monitors, pulse oximeter for oxygen analysis, scale, glucose meters and thermometers. Patients can use their own smart phones or our Gateway hub, which eliminates the need for a smartphone.

THE HEART SMART Program includes:

  • Telehealth Software - Cloud-Based, HIPAA compliant software system
  • Devices - Manufacturer of FDA cleared devices for vitals, such as glucose, BP, weight, O2, temperature
  • Data Communication- Choice of Gateway Hub or Smart phone connection to the Cloud

Goals and Accomplishments

  • Reduce Readmissions and ER Visits
  • Reduce, prevent, and manage chronic conditions
  • Decrease Overall Costs and readmission Penalties
  • Improve Medication Compliance

Program Overview:

  • Reduce Readmissions and ER Visits
  • Reduce, prevent, and manage chronic conditions
  • Decrease Overall Costs and readmission Penalties
  • Improve Medication Compliance