CPT code 98975 is a new code that was created to allow providers to be reimbursed for remote MSK monitoring services. The codes are used to bill for remote monitoring of patients with musculoskeletal conditions. This includes injuries or illnesses involving bones, ligaments, joints or muscles.
CPT code 98975 was created to enable providers to be reimbursed to provide remote MSK monitoring services.
CPT code 98975 was created to enable providers to be reimbursed to provide remote MSK monitoring services. This is different from pure telemedicine, where providers are reimbursed for using numerous modalities and technologies (more on this below). In some cases, however, it can be used in conjunction with telemedicine.
Remote MSK monitoring can involve the use of video conferencing technology as well as other patient-centered technologies like electronic health records (EHR), secure messaging and more (all of which are available to you securely through your Orbit Portal). It’s an important tool that allows you to provide meaningful remote care, increase adherence, and grow your practice revenue.
How Should Physical Therapists Use 98975?
Physical therapists may use CPT code 98975 to bill for remote monitoring including virtual care, and remote patient management on the Orbit Telehealth platform. We make it easy to layer in these new sources of revenue.
The most common examples of these uses include telephone and video visits, secure messaging, monitoring of patient adherence, and developing and sharing at-home exercise/physical therapy plans on Orbit’s video platform.
Telehealth services are opening up reimbursement opportunities for physical therapists, via CPT code 98975. This is an exciting opportunity to increase your practice billing and add new revenue streams. Talk to one of our experts today about how the Orbit platform can open up a world of new opportunities for your practice.