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A dramatic change in CCM reimbursement rates kicked into effect January 1st

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In case you have not yet already heard, the Final Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) for 2022 contains groundbreaking changes…

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Calendar year (CY) 2022 Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule Highlights for MIPS and Quality

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Below are some highlights from the CY2022 Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule: MIPS Value Pathways (MVPs) will be available for…

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Value-Based Care Revenue – Which Programs Actually Deliver

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The term “Value-Based Care” was introduced several years ago. It has become the all-encompassing phrase to describe healthcare’s attempt to…

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Care Coordination

How Care Coordination Activities Create the Blueprint for Positive Patient Outcomes

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What is “Care Coordination?” Care coordination is when patient care activities are deliberately organized and executed to meet the needs…

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Patient Call Scheduling for Chronic Care Management

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Patients Asked, So We Built It ChartSpan is excited to announce the newest enhancement to our Chronic Care Management (CCM)…

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Why do so Many Providers Fail to Capture Annual Wellness Visits?

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Hint: It’s Your AWV Workflow The claims data supporting the power of Medicare’s Annual Wellness Visits (AWV) is eye-opening. The…

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Practices Can Lean On CCM During the COVID-19 Delta Variant

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Despite everyone’s best effort in mask usage and vaccinations, the COVID-19 Delta variant has caused cases to spike again, and…

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Learn to Bill for 99490 Chronic Care Management

Your Guide to Maximizing your CPT 99490 Reimbursement – 2021 Edition

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What is CCM?  Before even thinking about billing for CPT 99490, providers should know the basics of what Chronic Care…

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The Top Three Components Your Medicare AWV Program Needs

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Preventive care programs are difficult to administer. Succeeding in those programs with minimal help is a lofty goal that most…

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If You Don’t Do This, Your Medicare Chronic Care Management Program Will Fail

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The inside story of how the country’s largest CCM managed service provider learned a hard lesson  By Jon-Michial Carter, ChartSpan…

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How to Add an Additional Revenue Stream for your Practice with Chronic Care Management

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The primary driver of preventative care is improving patients’ health and quality of life. What isn’t as openly talked about…

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Value-based care at ChartSpan

Want to Succeed at Value-Based Care? Launch a Chronic Care Management Program

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The Shift to Value-Based Care The past fifteen years have proven a slower shift towards value-based care than what most…

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Medicare Annual Wellness Visits

Is There a Perfect Workflow for Medicare Annual Wellness Visits?

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Only 19% of eligible Medicare patients are receiving their Annual Wellness Visit (AWV) each year and little has been done…

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Medicare Chronic Care Management

How to Maximize Patient Enrollment in your Medicare Chronic Care Management Program

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If you have ever considered starting a Chronic Mare Management (CCM) program, you likely know about Medicare’s compliance requirements in…

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Annual Wellness Visit Software ChartSpan

Why Medicare Wants Providers Performing AWVs

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The healthcare industry as a whole has been striving to improve value-based care, and in doing so has created new…

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Chief Operating Officer

ChartSpan Names Christine Hawkins, President

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ChartSpan, the largest provider of fully-managed chronic care management programs in the U.S, announced the appointment of Christine Hawkins as…

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Top CCM company

Top 10 Features of the Best Chronic Care Management Companies

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When you are considering implementing a Chronic Care Management (CCM) program for the first time, it can be daunting to…

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Benefits of a CCM Service Provider Versus CCM Software

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Once a healthcare practice has decided they want to implement a Chronic Care Management (CCM) program, what to do next…

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ChartSpan & KHA Partnership

ChartSpan Announces Partnership with Kentucky Hospital Association

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(Greenville, South Carolina) – March 3, 2021 – ChartSpan, the leading vendor for managed Chronic Care Management (CCM) in the…

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ChartSpan Chief Technology Officer

ChartSpan Names Keith Lynn, Chief Technology Officer

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(Greenville, South Carolina) – March 1, 2021  – ChartSpan, the largest provider of fully-managed chronic care management programs in the…

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Annual Wellness Exam

Easily Identify Eligible Medicare Beneficiaries For Annual Wellness Visits

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What exactly is an Annual Wellness Visit?  There is often confusion with the term “annual wellness visit” and its similarities…

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What is Net Patient Churn?

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Many people think that the hardest part of operating a Chronic Care Management program is the clinical encounter, but to…

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ChartSpan partners with i2i Population Health

ChartSpan Announces Partnership with i2i Population Health

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(Greenville, South Carolina) – February 23, 2021 – ChartSpan, the largest provider of fully-managed Chronic Care Management (CCM) services in…

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How do we know Chronic Care Management improves outcomes and reduces costs?

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One Thing, In Two Minutes The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a retrospective claims analysis of two…

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Chronic Care Management Patient Benefits

Three Ways Every Provider Can Improve Healthcare for Their Patients

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The push for value-based care has driven practices to try new preventative programs and processes that claim to provide better…

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Partnership

ChartSpan Announces Partnership with MPACT Consultants

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(Greenville, South Carolina) – January 28, 2021 – ChartSpan, the largest provider of fully-managed Chronic Care Management (CCM) services in…

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Who can perform an Annual Wellness Visit?

Who can perform an Annual Wellness Visit?

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When the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) designed the Medicare Annual Wellness Visit program, they kept in mind potential…

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CCM Consultant

ChartSpan Announces Partnership with CURIS Consulting

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(Greenville, South Carolina) – January 20, 2021 – ChartSpan, the leading Chronic Care Management (CCM) vendor, announced a new partnership…

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CCM Care Plan

Chronic Care Management Care Plans Matter

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With the start of a new year comes new goals, intentions, and aspirations. Did you know that the majority of…

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ChartSpan Announces Partnership with Remote Care Partners

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(Greenville, South Carolina) – January 13, 2021 – ChartSpan, the largest provider of fully-managed Chronic Care Management (CCM) services in…

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Personalized Health Risk Assessments with RapidAWV™

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We are excited to announce our latest improvement to RapidAWV™ -customized questionnaires! Providers can now fine-tune their digital Health Risk Assessment…

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implementing chronic care management

The Ultimate Provider’s Guide for Implementing Chronic Care Management

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Providing healthcare to a vast population of patients is a difficult task when everyone has different needs. While you may…

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ChartSpan Achieves HITRUST CSF® Certification

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HITRUST CSF Certification validates ChartSpan, the industry’s largest provider of Chronic Care programs, is committed to meeting compliance regulations and…

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Annual Wellness Visit Software

Three Reasons Why Your AWV Program Isn’t Optimized…and How Annual Wellness Visit Software Can Help

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If your practice is running its own Annual Wellness Visit (AWV) program, it’s likely that your program isn’t optimized to…

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Don’t Underestimate the Power of a Health Risk Assessment…

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When a patient visits his or her healthcare provider, it’s typically because of a sickness or an ailment. The provider…

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diabetes and chronic care management

How Chronic Care Management can Lend a Helping Hand for Diabetics

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Are you faced with managing diabetes day-to-day? If so, you are not alone.  Diabetes is one of the most prevalent…

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Why Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) is a Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing

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A candid conversation about RPM By Jon-Michial Carter, CEO-ChartSpan The steady stream of effusive praise for Medicare’s new Remote Patient…

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The Must-Have Checklist for a Successful Medicare AWV Program

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So, you think you’re ready to launch an Annual Wellness Visit (AWV) program. You understand the benefits and are excited…

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Wait! CCM Can Be Profitable?

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By Jon-Michial Carter, ChartSpan CEO On a cold day, last December, I traveled halfway across the country to meet with…

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MIPS 2020 Countdown: 90 Days Until “Show Time”

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With about 90 days left in the year that no one expected and few were prepared for, some health care…

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Medicare Annual Wellness Visit vs Annual Physical

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Co-authored by Ashley Trice, AWV Product Specialist Understanding the Difference Jam is to jelly, crocodile is to alligator, pill is…

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ChartSpan Announces Partnership with Health Initiatives Consulting

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(Greenville, South Carolina) – September 1, 2020 – ChartSpan, the largest, turnkey chronic care management provider in the U.S., has…

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Chronic Care Management Program

Failure to Launch

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Real talk about running a real Chronic Care Management (CCM) program Written by Kim Giroski, Implementation Specialist Congratulations! You’ve made…

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The Top Ten Things You Should Know Before Billing CPT 99490

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More than 40% of the US population is affected by chronic conditions. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)…

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ChartSpan Turnkey CCM

Your Patients Want a Turnkey Chronic Care Management (CCM) Program. Are You Listening?

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There is little doubt your health system or practice understands the value of providing preventative patient care. The Medicare armada…

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How Chronic Care Management Programs Help Patients Suffering from Loneliness

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Loneliness: An Expanding Health Epidemic The percentage of elderly people who live alone is much larger in the U.S. than…

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Why measuring patient satisfaction is critical to your Chronic Care Management program

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In order to evaluate the success of any program, there are several factors to consider. You must establish and monitor…

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Medicare’s Annual Wellness Visit Program Is on Life Support

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By Jon-Michial Carter, CEO-ChartSpan Have you ever dreamt of hosting a party only to have no one show up? Well,…

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ChartSpan Announces Partnership with the Community Health Center Association of Mississippi (CHCAMS)

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(Greenville, South Carolina) – April 21, 2020 – ChartSpan, the largest, managed chronic care management vendor in the U.S., has…

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ChartSpan Chronic Care Management Company

The Chronic Care Management (CCM) Problem…That No One Wants to Talk About

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By Jon-Michial Carter, CEO-ChartSpan Medicare’s Chronic Care Management (CCM) program is one of the most important and promising value-based care…

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How ChartSpan is Supporting Patients During the Coronavirus Outbreak

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The spread of COVID-19 has caused massive concern across the United States. As toilet paper and other necessities are stripped…

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Chronic Care Management versus Case Management

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CMS launched the Chronic Care Management (CCM) program in 2015, in an effort to better coordinate care for their Medicare…

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Can CCM Services Help Providers with Medical Malpractice Insurance Premiums?

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Medical Malpractice Insurance Premiums – The Unavoidable  For anyone who has owned or run a healthcare delivery organization, medical malpractice…

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Myth Buster: Our Practice Can Manage our CCM Program Ourselves

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Did you know that Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries with multiple chronic conditions account for 93%* of total Medicare spending? Nearly five…

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ChartSpan Announces Partnership Agreement with Healthmonix

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(Greenville, South Carolina) – November 20, 2019 – ChartSpan, the market-leading vendor in chronic care management (CCM) services, has announced…

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The State of Chronic Care Management in Rural Health Centers

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In a recent Porter Research study, nearly half (47%) of RHCs reported that they do not offer a chronic care…

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Value-Based Care Glossary

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This value-based care glossary will give you any definitions you need to know about chronic care management, annual wellness visits,…

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MythBusters: Annual Wellness Visits Require “A Visit”

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Top Myths about Medicare’s Annual Wellness Visit Benefit Nearly 10 years ago, CMS announced that Medicare patients would have the…

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10 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Chronic Care Management Provider

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What is Chronic Care Management? What questions should I ask about a CCM program? Chronic care management (CCM) should be…

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ChartSpan Clinicians

Chronic Care Management’s Role in Breast Cancer Detection

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At ChartSpan, breast cancer awareness month is more than just pink outfits and ribbons. We understand the best way to…

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Gordon Crenshaw ChartSpan Board Observer

ChartSpan Appoints New Board Observer, Gordon Crenshaw of Blue Heron Capital

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(Greenville, South Carolina) – October 9, 2019 – ChartSpan, the largest fully-managed chronic care management company in the United States,…

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New Mexico Rural Hospital Network Partners with Largest Chronic Care Management Provider, ChartSpan

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(Greenville, South Carolina) – October 3, 2019 – New Mexico Rural Hospital Network (NMRHN), a statewide organization among independent, rural,…

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Austin Poole BIP Capital ChartSpan

ChartSpan Appoints New Board Observer, Austin Poole of BIP Capital

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(Greenville, South Carolina) – October 1, 2019 – ChartSpan, the largest fully-managed provider of chronic care management, has appointed Austin…

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Allen Hobbs ChartSpan

ChartSpan Announces New Strategic Advisory Board Chairman, Allen Hobbs

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(Greenville, South Carolina) – September 25, 2019 – ChartSpan, the largest chronic care management company in the United States, has…

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ChartSpan Announces Addition to Board of Directors, Alan Cohen of Blue Heron Capital & Centivo

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(Greenville, South Carolina) – September 12, 2019 – ChartSpan, the largest chronic care management company in the U.S., has announced…

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Annie McCoy

Annie McCoy Joins ChartSpan as Chief Growth Officer

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(Greenville, South Carolina) – September 9, 2019 – ChartSpan, the leading provider of fully-managed chronic care management programs in the…

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Troy Yoder ChartSpan

ChartSpan Announces New Strategic Advisory Board Chairman, Troy Yoder

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(Greenville, South Carolina) – August 29, 2019 – ChartSpan, the largest Chronic Care Management provider in the United States, has…

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Sarath Degala

ChartSpan Announces Addition to Board of Directors, Sarath Degala of BIP Capital

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(Greenville, South Carolina) – August 26, 2019 – ChartSpan, the largest Chronic Care Management provider in the United States, has…

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BSC Capital Partners Invests in Largest Chronic Care Management Provider, ChartSpan

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(Greenville, South Carolina) – August 19, 2019 – BSC Capital Partners, an affiliate of Nashville-based investment banking firm Bailey Southwell…

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C&B Capital Invests in Largest Chronic Care Management Provider, ChartSpan

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(Greenville, South Carolina) – August 15, 2019 – C&B Capital, based in Atlanta, Georgia, has announced their investment in a…

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Greenville

Blue Heron Capital Invests in Largest Chronic Care Management Provider, ChartSpan

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(Greenville, South Carolina) – August 12, 2019 – Blue Heron Capital, a growth equity firm based in Richmond, Virginia, has…

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Congress Set to Decide on the Fate of Patient Cost Responsibility for Chronic Care Management

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The U.S. House Ways and Means Committee has sent a bill to The U.S. House of Representatives impacting the future of care that Medicare patients in America will receive. The Seniors’ Chronic Care Management Improvement Act (H.R. 3436) would eliminate out-of-pocket expenses seniors pay to have access to care coordination services.

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ChartSpan Raises $15 Million Series A Round

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Tech-enabled, managed service provider helps healthcare systems, clinics, and providers improve patient outcomes and generate new revenue through chronic care management programs.

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Greenville

BIP Capital Invests in Greenville’s ChartSpan

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(Greenville, South Carolina) – June 6, 2019 – Atlanta-based BIP Capital has announced they are planting roots in Greenville, South…

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