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The article, 3 WAYS TO OVERCOME CHRONIC CARE MANAGEMENT ADOPTION BARRIERS, by Christopher Cheney states,
“While most physicians surveyed recently saw a need for chronic care management services, barriers to adoption include patient skepticism, doctor unfamiliarity with Medicare reimbursement, and physician concern over complicated coding.
Most primary care physicians would like to offer chronic care management (CCM) services to their Medicare-eligible patients, but there are several barriers to adoption, a recent survey found.
Chronic conditions include hypertension, cancer, arthritis, and diabetes. These kinds of conditions are not only associated with long-term impairment, but also 71% of healthcare costs, according to the Quest Diagnostics survey, “Hidden Hazards: Closing the Care Gap Between Physicians and Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions.”
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