transitional care management How to code and bill for transitional care management The goal of transitional care management (TCM) codes is to achieve increased involvement of primary care physicians (PCPs) in order to improve patient care and reduce mistakes in care coordination that can lead to readmission. Transitional care: the unintended consequence of hospitalists’ rise How did we end up with yet another layer added to our healthcare delivery system? It might be an unintended consequence of hospitalist programs. How to utilize care coordination to boost practice income July 10, 2016 By Lisa A. Eramo MA Doctors now can bill Medicare for transitional and chronic care managment, but not everyone will benefit. Code it right: Get paid the first time How to avoid coding problems and ensure you earn what you're due Shoppers Drug Mart study to test transitional care model November 25, 2014 By Christine Blank Canada's Shoppers Drug Mart is conducting a pilot project to help patients avoid medication errors and reduce hospital readmissions. Transitional care management codes: What physicians should know Primary care physicians can, for the first time, get paid for transitional care management (TCM) - the time they spend coordinating care for patients transitioning from hospitals, nursing, or skilled nursing facilities back to the community. Pioneer ACOs collect critical patient data May 01, 2013 By Matt Bolch The 32 Pioneers asked CMS to delay the move to pay for performance in 2013 The ins and outs of new transitional care codes March 10, 2013 By Jeffrey Bendix MA New codes are here for transitional care. Here's what you need to know to keep everything running. The code changes all primary care physicians will want to know January 10, 2013 By Renee Stantz This month's question focuses on the Current Procedural Terminology code changes in 2013. Find out the answer to this pressing coding question.