Good article for certified Case Managers. Please also review AIHCP’s Healthcare Case Management Program to learn more about case management and other healthcare management topics.
This article looks how providers are looking to outsource chronic pain care. The article, “Many Providers Eye Outsourcing Chronic Care Management” by David Raths states,
“Although Medicare has begun paying physicians for offering patients chronic care management (CCM), surveys suggest that providers are struggling with physician engagement, patient education, efficient processes and regulatory compliance.
To bill for CCM services, practices must offer 24/7 access to care management services, a platform for direct patient-practitioner communication and the ability to manage transitions between providers and settings. CCM provides 20 minutes of monthly non-face-to-face care management services for beneficiaries with two or more chronic conditions, helping to manage their conditions, risk factors, medication adherence, and coordination of care with other providers.”
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