Sustainable growth for Rural Health Clinics: How a fully-managed Chronic Care Management supports the underserved during COVID-19
Family Health Center of Ashland City (FHCAC) has operated as a Rural Health Clinic (RHC) since 2002. Dr. Scott D. Brown and his team are located just outside Nashville, Tennessee, and provide outpatient primary care and laboratory services in the rural community of Ashland City. Complete the form to see how their revenue increased during COVID-19, despite in-office visits decreasing nearly 30%.
"Patients have said one of the best things about ChartSpan is the 24/7 access to a nurse who will actually answer the phone without a frustrating phone menu. This gives the patient great peace of mind."
– Dr. Scott Brown, Owner
Providing Meaningful & Sustainable Healthcare Between Office Visits
Dr. Brown and his team first attempted to provide healthcare assistance to their patients between office visits, by operating their own Chronic Care Management (CCM) program in-house. Quickly feeling overwhelmed from the complexities and time commitment, they turned to ChartSpan for a sustainable CCM solution.
Sustainable Growth with ChartSpan's Chronic Care Management Program
FHCAC decided a fully-managed CCM solution was the best option for sustainability and growth. FHCAC’s patients give Dr. Brown praise; and developed a trusting relationship with ChartSpan’s Care Coordination Team.
Financial Stability During Covid-19 & Frequent Patient Data Updates
ChartSpan's Care Coordination Team identifies significant patient health events and communicates with Dr. Brown’s practice immediately. Like other providers during COVID-19 pandemic, their overall billable charges saw a sharp decrease. However an increase in revenue was attributed to ChartSpan's reimbursable CCM service. This provided the practice some financial stability during a difficult time.