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Medicare Proposed Changes to Remote Care Management: 8 Key Takeaways

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Medicare Proposed Changes to Remote Care Management: 8 Key Takeaways

Medicare Proposed Changes to Remote Care Management: 8 Key Takeaways

CMS recently released its 2023 Medicare physician fee schedule proposed rule. There are some noteworthy, proposed additions and changes that, if approved, would significantly affect the delivery, coding, and billing of preventive services, remote care management — including remote therapeutic monitoring (RTM) — and telehealth.

CMS Issues Clarification on 2021 RPM Rules (Good News!)

In an unusual development — albeit a welcomed one — the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued a correction to the 2021 Medicare physician fee schedule final rule that clarifies several areas of confusion concerning the billing requirements for remote patient monitoring (i.e., remote physiological management). 

Understanding Medicare's Changes to Remote Patient Monitoring for 2021

Update: The story below provided a brief overview of this breaking news. As of 2022, the information remains accurate. If you are interested in learning about noteworthy changes for 2022, view an on-demand webinar here.

Medicare Waiver Expands Telehealth Service Coverage to All Beneficiaries

Updated: 09/19/2022: US Health and Human Services have extended the health emergency to July 15th, 2022. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced a significant, temporary broadening of telehealth services coverage.

Medicare’s New 2020 Chronic Care Service: Principal Care Management

CMS recently finalized its Medicare coverage changes for 2020 and we’ve found a little something to be excited about. Officially dubbed Principal Care Management (PCM), this new program will allow medical providers to bill Medicare for providing care management services to beneficiaries who have only one high-risk qualifying condition or diagnosis.

CMS Spotlight: Proposed 2020 Medicare Payment Changes

The medical world turned its eyes to CMS on July 29th for the release of its proposed changes to Medicare for 2020. While there are quite a few positive proposed changes, the consensus seems to think there are still areas that could use some work. With the document content looming over 1700 pages, we went through and picked out some of the stand-out topics for your review.

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