In expanding recognition of the value of remote physiologic monitoring and collection and interpretation of physiologic data, 3 new codes (99453, 99454, 99457) and a revised code (99091) are included in the evaluation and management (E/M) section of Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) 2019 in the non–face-to-face E/M services category. Deleted is code 99090 (analysis of clinical data stored in computers). The Table compares the new and revised services using a brief description of each service (full code descriptors and reporting instructions/limitations are included later in this article). All code changes are implemented for dates of service on and after January 1, 2019.

Codes 99453 and 99454 require a physician’s order for use of a medical device (eg, glucose monitor) as defined by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Do not report 99453 and 99454 when these services are included in...

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