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

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

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

The story below provides a brief overview of this breaking news. If you are interested in a more in-depth discussion and analysis, register for our upcoming webinar here.

Medicare Waiver Expands Telehealth Service Coverage to All Beneficiaries

Updated: 10/13/2020: US Health and Human Services have extended the health emergency to January 21, 2020. 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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