10.09.96.04

.04 Provider Conditions for Participation.

A. To provide remote patient monitoring, the provider shall:

(1) Be enrolled with an active status as a Maryland Medical Assistance Program provider on the date the service is rendered;

(2) Be a:

(a) Physician;

(b) Physician assistant;

(c) Certified nurse practitioner; or

(d) Home health agency when remote patient monitoring services are prescribed by a physician; and

(3) Meet the requirements for participation in the Medical Assistance Program as set forth in COMAR 10.09.36.03.

B. Medical Record Documentation. A remote patient monitoring provider shall:

(1) Maintain documentation using either electronic or paper medical records;

(2) Retain remote patient monitoring records according to the provisions of Health-General Article, §4-403, Annotated Code of Maryland;

(3) Submit the preauthorization on a form developed by the Department; and

(4) Include the participantís consent to participate in remote patient monitoring.

C. Remote patient monitoring is not a substitute for delivery of care. Provider shall see patients in person periodically for follow-up care.