2019 brought us three new CPT® codes and a revised existing code for remote monitoring and treatment. Here are the four active codes. Two of them have no physician wRVUs.
Medical practices can use these devices to monitor a patient’s health metrics, assess chronic conditions and make treatment changes. However, starting these services will require time and money, and equipment.
|National facility payment|
|99453||Remote monitoring of physiologic parameter(s) (eg, weight, blood pressure, pulse oximetry, respiratory flow rate), initial; set-up and patient education on use of equipment||0.00||$18.77||$18.77|
|99454||device(s) supply with daily recording(s) or programmed alert(s) transmission, each 30 days||0.00||$62.44||$62.44|
|99091||Collection and interpretation of physiologic data (eg, ECG, blood pressure, glucose monitoring) digitally stored and/or transmitted by the patient and/or caregiver to the physician or other qualified health care professional, qualified by education, training, licensure/regulation (when applicable) requiring a minimum of 30 minutes of time, each 30 days||1.10||$59.19||$59.19|
|99457||Remote physiologic monitoring treatment management services, 20 minutes or more of clinical staff/physician/ other qualified health care professional time in a calendar month requiring interactive communication with the patient/caregiver during the month||0.61||$51.61||$32.84|
|99458||Remote physiologic monitoring each additional 20 minutes||0.61||$42.22||$32.84|
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