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Chronic care remote patient monitoring: CPT updates

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Reimbursement

As part of expanding value-based care under the MIPS program, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has expanded reimbursement in the primary care setting for adopting systems and processes to encourage chronic care management (CCM).

One of these initiatives involves promoting the concept of chronic care remote patient monitoring (RPM). As the physician fee schedule (PFS) is increasingly dependent on MIPS for physicians outside any advanced alternative payment models (APMs), adopting and adapting strategies for chronic care RPM is of paramount concern.

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About the Authors

Janis Coffin
Janis Coffin DO, FAAFP, PCMH CCE, FACMPE
Chief Transformation Officer Augusta University Health Augusta, Ga.

Richard Hayden Self
Richard Hayden Self MD, MBA
Family Medicine Resident Augusta University Augusta, Ga.
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