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Who Can Provide Chronic Care Management (CCM) Services?

Chronic care management (CCM) is a set of face-to-face services offered to beneficiaries with two or more chronic conditions expected to last 12 months or indefinitely. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recognizes CCM as a critical component of primary care that promotes better health for patients and

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Buying Remote Patient Care Solutions: 6 Things to Consider

Many things are changing today. One good example is healthcare since traditional health care used to be on a fee-for-service basis and is currently shifting to a value-based care model. Aside from that, healthcare treatments are usually done in-clinic, but today’s healthcare practices use a combination of in-clinic and remote

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4 New Technologies Designed to Help Chronic Care Management

Chronic care management has become more difficult over the past year, especially as social distancing guidelines have hindered patients from getting the care they need. While this was bad news for most patients, it eventually paved the way for the innovation of chronic care technologies. Many clinics and physicians nowadays

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How Receptive Are Patients and Medical Staff to RPM?

RPM or Remote Patient Monitoring has been developed as a means to achieve better medical outcomes for the patient while maintaining distance and causing less intrusion and stress for the patient and their family members. With the innovation of telemedicine, patients are able to have access to good quality medical

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Supporting Employees with Chronic Health Conditions

Suffering from chronic health conditions is never easy and is sometimes so debilitating that they can’t even move or function properly. This poses several challenges to patients who are still working a 9 to 5 job on a daily basis. Companies and businesses need to step up and learn how

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Top 6 Features of Chronic Care Management Services

The Chronic Care Management (CCM) program provides care coordination services outside regular in-office health visits for patients with multiple chronic conditions. This program allows healthcare providers, clinical specialists, and physician’s assistants to bill for at least 20 minutes of care coordination services per month.  If you’re looking to implement a

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2021 Updated CPT Codes for Remote Patient Monitoring Systems

The entire healthcare industry has used current Procedural Terminology codes or CPT for a long time. They provide some form of uniformity in the type of service being given by qualified healthcare professionals. Recently, these codes have been updated with regards to remote patient monitoring to make it more robust.

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Technology and Human Interaction: The Future of Medication Adherence

50 percent of patients receiving chronic care management are not taking their medications correctly. This might not seem significant but this negligence in medication adherence actually affects the patient’s health and has huge consequences in the country’s healthcare bill, too, as it can drive up costs up to $300 billion

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Diabetes Management: The Benefits of Remote Patient Monitoring

Living with diabetes requires building healthier habits, especially since it involves making necessary dietary restrictions to manage the life-long condition. Unfortunately, taking medications as prescribed by the doctor won’t cut it anymore—diabetes is the kind of condition that demands constant management of one’s lifestyle and health.  Staying on top of

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Profit Calculator Assumptions: 40% of total Medicare patients enrolling is based on (i) Medicare Chart Book’s data showing that ~68% of medicare patients qualify for CCM (2 or more chronic conditions), and (ii) that ~40% of eligible patients will enroll.

For typical providers, $46.67 of net profit per patient per month is based on a Medicare reimbursement per patient per month (national average) for various care management CPT codes.

CPT and other codes, descriptions and other data are copyright 2011 American Medical Association. All rights reserved. CPT is a registered trademark of the American Medical Association (AMA).