Chronic Care Management

2021 Legislative Update for Chronic Care Management Programs

January 27, 2021

We have some good news! For 2021, there are a few important legislative updates to be aware of regarding Medicare’s Chronic Care Management program. In this video, Jon-Michial Carter explains: Reimbursement Increase A reimbursement increase for most traditional practices: The average reimbursement rate for CCM patients has increased by two percent. This jumps the $42/patient/mo…

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Chronic Care Management Care Plans Matter

January 15, 2021

With the start of a new year comes new goals, intentions, and aspirations. Did you know that the majority of the most popular new year resolutions have to do with improving health in one way or another? They also can be some of the most challenging. Setting, working towards, and achieving health goals can be…

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The Ultimate Provider’s Guide for Implementing Chronic Care Management

December 30, 2020

Providing healthcare to a vast population of patients is a difficult task when everyone has different needs. While you may only have to see healthy adult patients once a year, others, especially elders with chronic diseases, typically need more attention. Providing a care coordination program for these patients, like Chronic Care Management, is becoming increasingly…

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How RHCs Can Drive Patient Engagement With CCM

December 2, 2020

How RHCs Improve Patient Engagement & Outcomes For Their Medicare Patients Memorial Hospital of Carbon County (MHCC) is an independent practice with two-locations located in a remote area of Wyoming. The remote nature of this region makes it essential for MHCC to focus heavily and think creatively about their patient engagement strategies. Traditional approaches to…

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How FQHCs Produce Off-the-Chart Results With Their CCM Program

November 24, 2020

A Chronic Care Management Success Story with Ryan Health See how this FQHC produced off-the-chart results (even during the COVID-19 pandemic). Enter your information to finish watching this webinar. Meredith Gentes, FNP-BC, Senior Director of Population Health at Ryan Health, reviews why they chose ChartSpan for their CCM program, how their 80% enrollment rate is…

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How RHCs can operate a sustainable CCM program

November 12, 2020

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…

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How Chronic Care Management can Lend a Helping Hand for Diabetics

November 2, 2020

Are you faced with managing diabetes day-to-day? If so, you are not alone.  Diabetes is one of the most prevalent chronic conditions in the U.S, affecting one in every five Americans aged 65 and older. Diabetes affects all ages, and as our country grows, the disease spreads along with it. Like many chronic conditions, prevention…

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

October 30, 2020

A candid conversation about RPM By Jon-Michial Carter, CEO-ChartSpan The steady stream of effusive praise for Medicare’s new Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) program seems endless. Beware. These headlines are baloney.   Background Medicare’s Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) program uses digital devices and technology, in a patient’s own home, to collect medical data from patients. These devices…

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ChartSpan Announces Partnership with Health Initiatives Consulting

September 1, 2020

(Greenville, South Carolina) – September 1, 2020 – ChartSpan, the largest, turnkey chronic care management provider in the U.S., has announced a partnership with Health Initiatives Consulting (HIC), a value-based care consulting firm.  HIC consultants partner with clients that are eager to develop the competencies needed to accelerate the shift to a value-based care delivery…

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The Top Ten Things You Should Know Before Billing CPT 99490

August 12, 2020

More than 40% of the US population is affected by chronic conditions. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) defines chronic conditions as those in which the patient is at significant risk of death, acute exacerbation/decompensation, or functional decline, and are expected to last until the death of the patient. It only makes sense…

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

July 28, 2020

There is little doubt your health system or practice understands the value of providing preventative patient care. The Medicare armada of preventive services and shared savings programs has set sail…and it seems everyone is on board. But at what cost? The proverbial question seems to be what infrastructure and labor is required to be successful…

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How Chronic Care Management Programs Help Patients Suffering from Loneliness

July 23, 2020

Loneliness: An Expanding Health Epidemic The percentage of elderly people who live alone is much larger in the U.S. than in other countries. In fact, nearly double the percentage of people aged 60 and older live alone in the U.S. compared to other countries. Elsewhere, it is common to live with family members as age…

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

April 6, 2020

By Jon-Michial Carter, CEO-ChartSpan Medicare’s Chronic Care Management (CCM) program is one of the most important and promising value-based care programs the Center for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) has established. It’s also a program that is broken and plagued with dysfunction. I have a pulpit to tell this story from because I am fortunate…

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How ChartSpan is Supporting Patients During the Coronavirus Outbreak

March 13, 2020

The spread of COVID-19 has caused massive concern across the United States. As toilet paper and other necessities are stripped from the aisles in panic over the virus, the level of worry is skyrocketing, especially for senior citizens who are the most vulnerable. Not everyone has someone to turn to during this time of uncertainty…

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Saini AWV & CCM Case Study

February 27, 2020

Best Practices for Annual Wellness Visit & Chronic Care Management Programs Dr. Satinder Saini, the founder of Saini Medical Associates, is a beloved member of the Crowley, LA community. He knows every patient’s name, putting in long hours to see as many as thirty-six patients per day. When Carol Hubbard joined Saini Medical Associates as…

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What to Expect from a Chronic Care Management Program

January 13, 2020

What should you expect from your Chronic Care Management (CCM) program? If you are struggling to make your Chronic Care Management program a success or are looking to start a CCM program in 2020, ChartSpan has provided this report that outlines 11 key metrics that you can use to know what to expect from a…

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The Secret to Crushing Your MIPS Scores: CCM and AWV

December 16, 2019

The Secret to Crushing Your MIPS Scores If you’re among the 85% of clinicians who say MIPS quality scores are important or very important to their organization, then we have good news for you. CCM and AWV programs from ChartSpan offer a way to improve your MIPS score. Both programs help check off quality requirements thanks to…

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Why Physicians are Failing at CCM

October 9, 2019

Five Common Mistakes That Limit the Success of CCM Programs Listen to industry leaders talk about the five most common mistakes they see providers making every day that limit the success of their CCM programs. You’ll learn about providers who’ve been able to scale their CCM programs to reach the needs of more patients and…

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Eagles Landing Case Study

Eagles Landing CCM Case Study

October 7, 2019

How Eagles Landing Family Practice’s CCM Program Is Successful at Scale A large healthcare system with the care & convenience of a family practice. With 11 locations in Atlanta, Georgia and 40+ board-certified providers, Eagles Landing Family Practice first tried another CCM program vendor, but found that their 250,000 patient population made it difficult to…

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Top 5 Reasons Most Practices Fail at CCM

September 26, 2019

Is your practice equipped to run a profitable DIY Chronic Care Management Program? If you’re like most practices running a CCM program today, you’re struggling to keep up with the operational complexities and resource requirements it takes to run a profitable program and make sure your patients get access to high-quality care. That’s where ChartSpan…

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16 Topics to Consider When Choosing a CCM Vendor

September 11, 2019

16 Topics to Consider When Choosing A CCM Vendor Choosing a CCM vendor can be overwhelming and difficult. To ensure that you make an educated decision, ChartSpan recommends asking your potential CCM vendor a series of important questions categorized by 16 topics. 1. Customer Focus Expand • Who is the primary customer in the Chronic…

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