Chronic Care Management
If your practice is like most, you likely see a large population of patients with two or more chronic conditions. In fact, 68% of Medicare patients fit this description. As with any patient, your goal is to help your patients get healthier and improve their overall standard of living. This can be tough when your patient requires significant additional support you may not have the resources to provide.
Without the proper systems in place, treating patients with chronic conditions can be hard to manage. That’s where our Chronic Care Management (CCM) program comes in.
What is Chronic Care Management?
Introduced by the Center’s for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) in 2015, chronic care management allows qualifying patients with two or more chronic conditions to receive additional care and support on a monthly basis. This care includes 20+ monthly minutes of non face-to-face care services, in additional to comprehensive care planning and access to new resources.
For each patient that received this additional support, providers can receive additional reimbursements of $43 per patient, per month – with a possible $141 per month, or more, for complex chronic patients. Not only are providers able to make more money with CCM services, they also improve patient care and reduce healthcare spending. Chronic conditions currently account for 86% of all healthcare expenditures – a number already proven to be reduced through the CCM program.
Even better, participating in the Chronic Care Management program fulfills MIPS requirements for the Improvement Activities category – adding to your practice’s ability to meet incentive requirements and avoid penalties.
Your CCM Partner
You have a finite amount of time and resources available to you. Partnering with a Chronic Care Management program lets you provide your patients the care they need, the additional support to better manage their conditions, and the ability to bill for CCM – without taking your staff’s time or resources.
As a physician the benefits for patients enrolled in chronic care management are clear. For the average practice, setting up the system to meet CCM program requirements is where things can get tricky – that’s where DAS Health comes into the picture.
We provide your practice with ready-made documentation and regular reports, allowing you to confidently meet all requirements to bill for chronic care. Your patients receive ongoing check-ins and calls to monitor their health condition, level of satisfaction, and to keep them engaged in their own care management.
Adding chronic care management may seem overwhelming, but with DAS Health as your partner, you never have to worry about whether you’ll be able to keep up with program requirements.
Contact us today to learn more!