Medical nutrition therapy (MNT) is a key component of diabetes education and management. MNT is defined as a “nutrition-based treatment provided by a registered dietitian nutritionist.” It includes “a nutrition diagnosis as well as therapeutic and counseling services to help manage diabetes.
Medication Therapy Management (MTM) Programs are required by the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) for all Part D Prescription Drug Plans (PDP) and Medicare Advantage Plans (MA). This valuable program is offered free of charge and is not considered a benefit. There are no additional co-pays or charges.
Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) is not the cure-all to every issue in healthcare. But recent developments in AI and machine learning are able to solve for many of the challenges previously experienced with traditional RPM solutions.
Although virtual visits and remote patient monitoring devices are growing in popularity, automation is needed to enable RPM systems to analyze patient data and facilitate appropriate action.
Remote Therapeutic Monitoring (RTM) codes are similar to remote physiological monitoring codes (RPM). However, RTM primary billers are meant to be psychiatrists, nurse practitioners (NPs), and physical therapists (PTs).