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Enhance Quality Care and Additional Revenue with Chronic Care Management

November 10, 2015

Independent Physicians Spotlight
Enhance Quality Care and Additional Revenue with Chronic Care Management
In January 2015, CMS began reimbursing clinicians for providing oversight and care coordination (i.e., non-face-to-face care) to Medicare’s sickest beneficiaries. The new reimbursement code reflects an acknowledgment by CMS that compensation for the chronic care management (CCM) duties central to new delivery models like accountable care aren’t included in traditional fee-for-service payments. At the same time, the move marks a critical first step in the long journey toward restructuring the most expensive and arguably the most disjointed segment of healthcare. Read more

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