Subsequent Remote Physiologic Monitoring Treatment Management

Remote patient monitoring is an integral component of modern healthcare, requiring precise coding to capture the comprehensive nature of monitoring services. CPT code 99477 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:

99477

Category:

Category I

Section:

Evaluation and Management (E/M)

Specialty:

Inpatient Neonatal Intensive Care Services and Pediatric and Neonatal Critical Care Services

Type:

Initial and Continuing Intensive Care Services

Within the realm of remote patient monitoring, 99477 holds significance, 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 Subsequent Remote Physiologic Monitoring Treatment Management fall?

Category I

What is the billing unit for Subsequent Remote Physiologic Monitoring Treatment Management?

Per Encounter

Modifiers

-

Clinical use

Prolonged clinical staff service (the service beyond the typical service time) in the inpatient setting, direct patient contact with physician supervision; first hour.

Documentation

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. 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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