To qualify for RPM, patients must consent and use an FDA-defined medical device to capture and transmit data. Clinical staff must conduct the monitoring.
The following are requirements RPM for enrollment:
- The patient must consent to participate (verbal or written).
- The devices must be defined as medical devices by the FDA and ordered by a qualified medical professional.
- Data captured by the devices must be wirelessly synced.
- Monitoring must be performed by a physician, a qualified healthcare professional, or clinical staff (licensed nurses/medical assistants), subject to state law.
To bill for RPM CPT® Codes, additional requirements must be met, such as patients taking readings for at least 16 out of 30 days.