Question:

How is an episode of care defined for coding remote monitoring with physiologic parameters?

Answer:

For coding remote monitoring of physiologic parameters, an episode of care is defined as beginning when the remote monitoring physiologic service is initiated and ends with the attainment of targeted treatment goals.

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