Care Planning for Chronic Conditions, 20+ min

Remote patient monitoring is an integral component of modern healthcare, demanding precise coding to capture the comprehensive nature of monitoring services. CPT code 99473 designates self-measured blood pressure using a device validated for clinical accuracy, qualified by a minimum of two readings each separated by two minutes or more. This code is applied when healthcare providers engage in remote patient monitoring for self-measured blood pressure, utilizing devices validated for clinical accuracy with a minimum of two readings separated by two minutes or more.

Details

CPT code:

99473

Category:

Category I

Section:

Evaluation and Management (E/M)

Specialty:

Non-Face-to-Face Services

Type:

Digitally Stored Data Services/Remote Physiologic Monitoring

In the landscape of remote patient monitoring, 99473 plays a crucial role, representing the monitoring of self-measured blood pressure using clinically validated devices. Healthcare providers utilize this code when implementing remote monitoring services, ensuring accurate documentation of efforts in the comprehensive assessment of patients' blood pressure.

Under what category does Care Planning for Chronic Conditions, 20+ min fall?

Category I

What is the billing unit for Care Planning for Chronic Conditions, 20+ min?

Per Encounter

Modifiers

-

Clinical use

Prolonged evaluation and management service before and/or after the usual service, in the office or other outpatient setting, requiring direct patient contact beyond the usual service

Documentation

Self-measured blood pressure using a device validated for clinical accuracy; patient education/training and device calibration. Document the patient education or training provided, including details on device calibration and any necessary adjustments made.

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