Remote Patient Monitoring is complete healthcare

Kencor is using Artificial Intelligence to provide capabilities for Hospitals and Medical Professionals to spend more time with patients. This makes the process more efficient, transforming patient care by enabling health care professionals to digitally engage with their patients outside of their traditional care setting using a SaaS based Chronic Care Management (CCM) platform.

Caring for and monitoring major health diagnoses

The most effective & interactive patient engagement

Kencor health introduces SAMi™ to digitally engages patients outside the traditional care settings. SAMi reminds the patients to measure their vitals regularly and transmits automatically to Kencor platform while engaging the patients through a patient pending kencor conversations that can take place over any medium. A simple thirty second conversation with SAMi keeps the patients connected with their care team who monitors and intervene whenever it is required. SAMiConnect integrates with the latest AI technology to keep your patients engaged in their treatment plan while keeping your team connected to how they are doing. SAMi takes on the heavy lifting of gathering, interpreting, and reporting critical patient data collected from all connected devices. SAMi then processes and presents the data in a simple dashboard so your care team can take action.

Reimbursements & CPT Codes

The final 2019-2020 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule released on November 1st creates three new codes in the category of Chronic Care Remote Physiologic Monitoring (“CCMRPM”) for (1) initial setup and patient education, (2) initial device supply and (3) monitoring data and interacting with patients or caregivers. *Remote patient monitoring has received new Medicare reimbursement codes, all effective January 1st, 2019 and updated in 2020.

The final code descriptors for the new CCRPM codes read as follows:

CPT Code 99453
Remote Monitoring of Physiologic Parameters Kencor Health’s SAMi enables seamless distribution, enrollment, and setup of vital devices for Chronic Care Management (CHF, Hypertension, Diabetes, and much more). Initial setup and patient education: $19
CPT Code 99454
Remote Monitoring of Physiologic Parameters SAMi is a virtual assistant, acting as your care team to securely collect vital device data, sending programmed alters based on ML/AI algorithms and organize the patient health data into actionable tasks. Device supply transmission of data: $68
CPT Code 99457
Remote Monitoring Treatment Management Services SAMi provides your primary care team with a portal to securely communicate via Phone/SMS/Messaging with the patient’s family and caregivers to capture and document all data automatically. Remote monitoring / clinical time for the first 20 minutes: $54
CPT Code 99458
Remote Monitoring of Physiologic Parameters Clinical staff/physician/other qualified health care professional time in a calendar month requiring interactive communication with the patient/caregiver during the month; additional 20 minutes on top of CPT# 99457. Remote monitoring / clinical time - additional 20 minutes: $54
CPT Code 99091
Collection and Interpretation of Physiologic Data (e.g. ECG, blood pressure, glucose monitoring) digitally stored and/or transmitted by the patient and/or caregiver to the physician or other qualified healthcare professional, qualified by education, training, licensure/regulation (when applicable).
CPT Code 99490
Chronic Care Management Services At least 20 minutes of clinical staff time directed by a physician. or other qualified health care professional, per calendar month, with the following required elements: Multiple (two or more) chronic conditions expected to last at least 12 months, or until death. 2 chronic conditions: $42

CPT codes 99487, 99489, and 99490 for chronic care management services are also now covered by private providers offering Medicare Advantage, such as United Healthcare and Aetna.

In addition, the American Medical Association (AMA) has recently announced six new codes supporting RPM for 2020. These are 99421, 99422, 99423, 98970, 98971 and 98972. Along the way you can count on Kencor health to support your RPM practice to maximize new revenues while providing value to your patients.

* All reimbursement regards remote monitoring of physiological parameter(s) by clinical staff incident to the billing practitioner’s professional services under general supervision.

Superior Usability, Design, and Ease-of-Use

The Kencor User Interface has been completely redesigned to give both the patient and the healthcare professional the easiest and most friendly user experience possible. Good usability is defined as the effectiveness, efficiency and satisfaction with which specific users can achieve a specific set of tasks in a particular environment which is completely intuitive, forgiving of mistakes and allows one to perform necessary tasks quickly, efficiently and with a minimum of mental effort.

Introducing

SAMi is the latest AI technology to keep your patients engaged in their treatment plan while keeping your team connected to how they are doing. SAMi takes on the heavy lifting of gathering, interpreting, and reporting critical patient data collected from all connected devices. SAMi then processes and presents the data in a simple dashboard so your care team can take action.

SAMi Keeps your Patients on Task

Throughout the day, SAMi prompts the patient to take their medications, vitals and reminds them of doctor appointments.

SAMi Collects Data from Connected Devices

SAMi brings it all together. SAMi’s clinician-driven AI is uniquely designed to automatically collect and analyze real-time vitals and health data through the patient’s connected devices.

Develop a Personalized Care Plan

It starts with a plan. Your clinical team will create the treatment plan for the patient to follow when they go home using SAMi.

Intervene Anywhere, Anytime

SAMi makes it possible to look at real-time vitals. Using advanced machine learning principles, patient data is meticulously collected, analyzed and categorized. SAMi then presents patient vitals in a simple dashboard so your team knows at a glance when they need to take action.