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
a one time billing code for RTM for Initial Setup and patient education on use of equipment
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)
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.
A billing code for 16 days of API device data transmission.
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)
each additional 20 minutes (List separately in addition to code for primary procedure) (Use 99458 in conjunction with 99457)
Chronic care management services with the following required elements:
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.
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.