By Matt Fisher – When access to in-person healthcare service shutdown almost completely during the pandemic, the impact of remote patient monitoring, or remote patient engagement, was thrust to the fore. The positive effects have started to gain momentum as well with more evidence as to the actual health benefits.Read More
Chronic Care Management
By Mary Kay Thalken RN MBA – Since taking effect the last few years, the chronic care management and transitional care management CPT codes have accounted for sources of revenue that too many provider organizations have overlooked. Principally, it’s money left on the table.
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CMS OMH and the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy at the HRSA introduced Connected Care, an educational initiative to raise awareness of the benefits of CCM services for Medicare beneficiaries with multiple chronic conditions and to provide health care professionals with support to implement CCM programs.
By Susan Lanesey RN MBA – I have the pleasure of speaking with physicians almost every day, particularly primary care physicians in independent practice. Without a doubt, I learn something valuable every time I meet with them from clinical matters to business matters.
By Hitender Soni – Chronic diseases and conditions—such as heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes, obesity, arthritis—are among the most common, costly, and preventable of all health problems. In the past, Medicare has only approved incentive payment for non-face-to-face chronic care management.
By Robert Rowley & David Harlow – The lack of coordinated delivery of healthcare is widespread in this country. It might even be called the norm. Most people in the U.S. receive their care in a disjointed way, where each clinician, and each facility, has her/his own system.
By Sarianne Gruber – On October 31, 2014, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the Final Rule for the 2015 Physician Fee Schedule, the annual 1,100 page list of what the Federal Government pays physicians for Medicare patient visits and services.