Remote patient monitoring volume by state

Remote patient monitoring (RPM) helps patients with chronic health conditions and their providers record and track the patient’s information on an ongoing basis. RPM systems capture changes in the patient’s physiological signs and can indicate the need for caregiver intervention.

How many patients are using remote patient monitoring?

Analyzing data from the Definitive Healthcare ClaimsMx product shows nearly 600,000 patients had an RPM related procedure claim in 2020. Through 2021, there were about 619,000 patients with an RPM related procedure claim. The table below lists states in order of RPM patients for 2021.

Number of remote patient monitoring patients by state

Rank State RPM Patients in 2020 RPM Patients in 2021
1 New York 82,329 75,425
2 Texas 55,386 66,956
3 Florida 41,741 45,155
4 California 40,163 43,465
5 Georgia 34,300 38,544
6 Arizona 28,911 33,633
7 North Carolina 29,064 33,124
8 New Jersey 24,958 27,786
9 Michigan 18,989 24,174
10 South Carolina 18,048 19,298
11 Pennsylvania 17,440 18,226
12 Illinois 16,237 16,542
13 Ohio 13,875 14,868
14 Alabama 12,653 13,415
15 Tennessee 12,136 12,364
16 Virginia 11,424 11,604
17 Kentucky 7,374 10,540
18 Louisiana 8,725 9,971
19 Oklahoma 10,698 9,398
20 Indiana 7,622 8,724
21 Colorado 8,948 7,575
22 New Mexico 7,755 6,331
23 Minnesota 7,369 5,912
24 Washington 7,223 5,888
25 Mississippi 5,340 5,786
26 Maryland 6,068 5,729
27 Connecticut 6,029 5,149
28 Nevada 6,681 4,695
29 Arkansas 4,207 4,631
30 Massachusetts 4,265 4,369
31 Iowa 16,290 4,148
32 Nebraska 4,272 3,965
33 Wisconsin 1,832 2,843
34 Delaware 3,712 2,841
35 Missouri 2,760 2,582
36 Utah 1,936 2,409
37 Idaho 1,519 2,238
38 Oregon 2,567 2,213
39 Kansas 1,639 1,638
40 West Virginia 1,513 1,418
41 Maine 595 646
42 New Hampshire 300 534
43 South Dakota 786 425
44 Wyoming 483 395
45 Hawaii 696 374
46 Montana 639 371
47 District of Columbia 186 302
48 Rhode Island 235 257
49 North Dakota 791 205
50 Vermont 111 126
51 Alaska 276 35

Fig. 1  Data from the Definitive Healthcare ClaimsMx product for calendar year 2020 and 2021. Medical claims data is sourced from multiple medical claims clearinghouses in the United States and updated monthly. Data accurate as of April 2022.

Which states have the most RPM patients?

New York, Texas and Florida had the most patients with RPM associated procedure claims in 2021. New York’s patient volume (75,425) is 30,000 more than Florida’s patient volume (45,155). The top 10 states for RPM patients in 2020 are also the top 15 states based on 2021 data.

Which states have the least RPM patients?

Alaska and Vermont each had less than 200 RPM patients based on 2021 ClaimsMx data.

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