chronic care management

Three reasons for nonadherenceUncover the root causes of why patients become nonadherent and be better positioned to improve the lives of patients and reduce costs through improved health outcomes.
Chronic care management services provided by independent contractorCan Medicare be billed for third-party chronic care management services?
Five ways tech can help close healthcare gapsIt’s no surprise that gaps in the screening, monitoring, and management of chronic diseases abound, even in managed care settings. Here’s how technology can help.
Everything to know about changes to chronic care management servicesThe Medicare Physician Fee Schedule updates and revisions contain several positive changes to chronic care management (CCM) services.
What physicians should know about chronic care management changesAre there other services that we can’t bill if we are billing chronic care services?
Key considerations for implementing a chronic care management programCare for chronically ill patients represents the most expensive segment of Medicare, with more than 93% of spending going to those with multiple chronic conditions.
Chronic care management: Don’t leave money on the tableNearly two years after the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) launched CPT code 99490, many physician practices, especially smaller ones, are still hesitating to launch chronic care management (CCM) programs.
New generation of seniors pushes Congress to review chronic careCongress is considering chronic care legislation, but don’t expect final action on any proposals until next year when a new Congress and a new president take office, Capitol Hill watchers agree.
How group visits can improve chronic condition managementWith preparation and team effort, group sessions can be a revenue stream, improve care and boost patient satisfaction.
How to utilize care coordination to boost practice incomeDoctors now can bill Medicare for transitional and chronic care managment, but not everyone will benefit.