CMS has acknowledged the benefits of Remote Monitoring in their Oct-31, 2018 Final Ruling for program CY 2019 Home Health Prospective Payment System specifically in section “H. Change Regarding Remote Patient Monitoring” under the Medicare Home Health Benefit. A brief excerpt: “Additionally, we discussed findings of our literature review that revealed that remote patient monitoring …

Fostering Innovation The Use of Remote Patient Monitoring under the Medicare Home Health Benefit. CMS is finalizing its proposal to define remote patient monitoring in regulation for the Medicare home health benefit and to include the cost of remote patient monitoring as an allowable cost on the HHA cost report. Studies note that remote patient …