Top Ten Medicare Remote Patient Monitoring FAQs for 2021

On August 3, 2020, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a number of clarifications and proposals on remote patient monitoring (RPM) services reimbursed under the Medicare program. The changes, part of the advance copy of CMS’ proposed 2021 Physician Fee Schedule, are intended to clarify CMS’ position on how it reads and interprets the requirements for RPM services.  The comments build on prior RPM guidance for Medicare reimbursement, CMS’ creation of new RPM codes in 2019 and 2020, and regulatory changes allowing RPM to be delivered under general supervision for purposes of incident to billing.

The ten FAQs below are drafted based on CMS’ clarification statements and proposals in the 2021 proposed rule (2021 Proposed Rule).

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