We’re running out of young people to care for our elders if we continue to offer only one-to-one, face-to-face care as an option. Remote monitoring is critical to move us from one-to-one models of care delivery to one-to-many. Although CPT code 99091 has existed for years, it was bundled. By simply unbundling this code, CMS opened the door for remote monitoring reimbursement. And, because the code exists, it already has an assigned monetary value, so as of January 2018, providers can start to provide remote patient monitoring services and actually receive reimbursement. The classic example is the code that reimburses doctors for telephone calls with a patient. Insurers don’t pay because Medicare decided that telephone follow up is included in reimbursement for an office visit. Learn More!