Remote Patient Monitoring Nebraska

Nebraska Medicaid will reimburse for remote patient monitoring when certain requirements are met.

  • Telemonitoring is covered only when the services are from the originating site
  • The client is cognitively capable to operate the equipment or has a willing and able person to assess in the transmission of electronic data
  • The originating site has space for all program equipment and full transmission capability
  • The provider maintains a client’s record supporting the medical necessity of the service.

Paid at daily per diem-rate and includes:

  • Review and interpretation of client data
  • Equipment and all supplies, accessories, and services necessary for proper functioning and use of equipment
  • Medically necessary visits to the home by a health care practitioner
  • Training on the use of the equipment and completion of necessary records

No additional or separate payment is allowed.

Source: NE Admin. Code Title 471 Sec. 1-006.07, Ch. 1, Manual Letter #52-2016, p. 18-19. (Accessed Sept. 2019).