Remote Physiologic Monitoring Subsequent

Chronic care management is integral to patient well-being, demanding precise coding to capture the comprehensive nature of patient care. CPT code 99457 designates remote physiologic monitoring treatment management services, 20 minutes or more of clinical staff/physician/other qualified healthcare professional time in a calendar month requiring interactive communication with the patient/caregiver during the month. This code is applied when healthcare providers engage in remote physiologic monitoring treatment management services, dedicating 20 minutes or more of time in a calendar month for interactive communication with the patient or caregiver.

Details

CPT code:

99457

Category:

Category I

Section:

Evaluation and Management (E/M)

Specialty:

Non-Face-to-Face Services

Type:

Remote Physiologic Monitoring Treatment Management Services

In the realm of chronic care management, 99457 plays a crucial role, representing remote physiologic monitoring treatment management services. Healthcare providers utilize this code when dedicating 20 minutes or more in a calendar month for interactive communication with patients or caregivers as part of remote monitoring efforts. Its application ensures accurate documentation of efforts in the comprehensive management of patients' physiologic data.

Under what category does Remote Physiologic Monitoring Subsequent fall?

Category I

What is the billing unit for Remote Physiologic Monitoring Subsequent?

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

Remote physiologic monitoring treatment management services, clinical staff/physician/other qualified healthcare professional time in a calendar month requiring interactive communication with the patient/caregiver during the month; initial 20 minutes. Document the interactive communication, the specific treatment management services provided, and any adjustments made to the patient's treatment plan based on the remote monitoring data.

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