How to Choose a Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) Company

Every day, clinicians diagnose patients with chronic conditions such as high blood pressure and diabetes and prescribe medications to help patients treat and manage those conditions. In many cases, simply prescribing medications isn’t enough.  Plenty of patients have comorbidities that make treating chronic conditions more complex and require disease-specific treatment plans. Unfortunately, nothing can guarantee… Continue reading How to Choose a Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) Company

How to Choose a Chronic Care Management Company

Patients who have at least two chronic conditions, defined as conditions that will last for at least 12 months or until the patient’s death, are eligible for chronic care management (CCM) services. CCM services allow a patient to receive optimal care. The services include developing a comprehensive care plan that outlines the goals of a… Continue reading How to Choose a Chronic Care Management Company

Cellular Enabled vs. Bluetooth RPM Devices

When the COVID-19 pandemic broke out, the health care industry had to find ways to serve patients without requiring them to break their quarantines. Non-essential face-to-face visits had to be reduced, which gave rise to telehealth. Unfortunately, telehealth visits lacked the necessary health vitals that are needed to aid in clinical decision-making. Remote patient monitoring… Continue reading Cellular Enabled vs. Bluetooth RPM Devices

Patient Success Stories – Volume I

At TimeDoc Health, our enrollment department is a trailblazing part of our team. They get patients excited about enrolling in our partner providers’ virtual care management programs. They can sometimes get overlooked because they are the first stepping stone in our process, being the initial contact for patients before moving them to their care manager… Continue reading Patient Success Stories – Volume I

FQHCs need to intervene for their Medicare patients that are being left behind in the vaccine race

With limited doses available in the first phase of vaccination, the demand to provide this life-saving immunization to our elderly population far outweighs the current supply.  And whether health centers are self-administering the vaccine or referring patients offsite, one thing has become increasingly evident: our healthcare system is set up to favor vaccination for those… Continue reading FQHCs need to intervene for their Medicare patients that are being left behind in the vaccine race

Chronic Care Management (CCM) and CPT Codes: 99490, 99439, 99487, 99489, 99491

What is a CPT Code? Current Procedural Terminology (CPT codes) are numbers assigned to every task and service a provider administers to a patient, including medical, surgical, and diagnostic services. Insurers use these codes to determine the amount of reimbursement that a practitioner will receive from an insurer for that service. What is a reimbursement?… Continue reading Chronic Care Management (CCM) and CPT Codes: 99490, 99439, 99487, 99489, 99491

Behavioral Health Integration (BHI) and CPT Codes: 99492, 99493, 99494,99484

What is a CPT Code? Current Procedural Terminology (CPT codes) are numbers assigned to every task and service a provider administers to a patient, including medical, surgical, and diagnostic services. Insurers use these codes to determine the amount of reimbursement that a practitioner will receive from an insurer for that service. What is a reimbursement? … Continue reading Behavioral Health Integration (BHI) and CPT Codes: 99492, 99493, 99494,99484

RPM Billing Explained: Billing for CPT Codes 99453, 99454, 99457 & 99458

What is a CPT Code? Current Procedural Terminology (CPT codes) are numbers assigned to every task and service a provider administers to a patient, including medical, surgical, and diagnostic services. Insurers use these codes to determine the amount of reimbursement that a practitioner will receive from an insurer for that service. What is a reimbursement? … Continue reading RPM Billing Explained: Billing for CPT Codes 99453, 99454, 99457 & 99458

Virtual Care Management: Entering the New Era of Healthcare

The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has changed the way we work, go to the grocery store, how we interact with our family and friends, how we use technology, and even how we go to the doctors’ office when we need care.  It is crystal clear that the world has changed since March 2020 by becoming increasingly… Continue reading Virtual Care Management: Entering the New Era of Healthcare

Behavioral Health Integration: Why should PCP’s act now?

Behavioral health continues to top the list of issues that plague the health of so many elderly Americans, and the added complexity of a global pandemic further complicates this issue. But as the number of lives impacted by behavioral health continues to rise, the harsh reality is that most adults impacted by these types of… Continue reading Behavioral Health Integration: Why should PCP’s act now?