chronic care management

Three ways to rein in high deductibles, costsA new report from West has surprising findings about high-deductible health plans and insurance coverage.
How the mix of tech and personalization helps improve adherence and outcomesOne in four Americans has multiple chronic conditions according to the CDC.
PCMHs thrive with use of pop health technologyBy using a patient-centered, physician-led model of care, Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) of Michigan lowers recidivism and healthcare costs.
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.