Remote monitoring for cardiac devices is now being reimbursed for some private patients at the discretion of health funds, but some insurers are rejecting applications without explanation, according to cardiologists. The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the usefulness of remote cardiac monitoring to avoid unnecessary hospital visits, but there are around 20,000 patients in Australia with ...
Health funds won’t fund remote monitoring for cardiac devices
By Michael Woodhead
5 Nov 2020