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21st Century Cures Act

Federal legislation signed in 2016 designed to streamline the drug and device approval process and promote the development of a more modern and digitized healthcare environment. See also ONC Cures Act Final Rule.

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98975

a one time billing code for RTM for Initial Setup and patient education on use of equipment

99439

Each additional 20 minutes of clinical staff time directed by a physician or other qualified health care professional, per calendar month (List separately in addition to code for primary procedure) (Use 99439 in conjunction with 99490) (Chronic care management services of less than 20 minutes duration in a calendar month are not reported separately)

99453

A one time billed once per patient after getting written consent during an office visit. This code does not apply to verbal consents during a campaign call. It's the initial patient setup/education for RPM services.

99454

A billing code for 16 days of API device data transmission.

99457

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; first 20 minutes (Report 99457 once each 30 days, regardless of the number of parameters monitored) (Do not report 99457 for services of less than 20 minutes)

99458

each additional 20 minutes (List separately in addition to code for primary procedure) (Use 99458 in conjunction with 99457)

99490

Chronic care management services with the following required elements: 
  • Multiple (two or more) chronic conditions expected to last at least 12 months, or until the death of the patient
  • Chronic conditions that place the patient at significant risk of death, acute exacerbation/decompensation, or functional decline
  • Comprehensive care plan established, implemented, revised, or monitored. first 20 minutes of clinical staff time directed by a physician or other qualified health care professional, per calendar month.
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Advanced search

Dashboard feature that allows users to narrow down their search in the Population area according to criteria such as first and last name, medical record number, date of birth, etc. This feature is the ideal way to locate specific patients. See also Population.

API device

Any of the devices currently used by HWS that allow patients to participate in and effectively utilize RPM and the HWS app. See also Blood glucose monitor; Blood pressure monitor; Weight scale.