AT&T: In-Home Remote Patient Monitoring Ready to Take Off
Posted on Monday, May 13, 2019 2:18 AM
AT&T and remote patient monitoring company Anelto Health are hoping to change the course of telemonitoring with their new in-home technology for seniors. HomeAssure, is a two-way cellular hub that is currently being used by five home health agencies.
CMS is increasing the reimbursement options for remote patient monitoring, making this an exciting time for this new technology.
“Unfortunately, due to the way our health care system works, until you have an effective reimbursement system to provide the correct incentives, you don’t get technologies like this being adopted at the rate they should be,” Tad Reynes — AT&T’s director of connected health strategy and development — told Home Health Care News.
“Now that those reimbursement codes are in place, we expect that [remote monitoring] technology will truly take off the way it should have several years ago,” Reynes said.
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