Specialists Offer Chronic Care Management Services

It would seem to many providers that Chronic Care Management (CCM) services make the most sense for Primary Care Physicians (PCP). After all, they are the clinicians that manage a multitude of ailments for their patients, specifically those with multiple chronic illnesses.  However, general practitioners are not always on board with adding Chronic Care Management to the services they offer.  …

New Billing Codes for Chronic Care Management Attract Specialists

In 2015, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recognized the need for Chronic Care Management (CCM) services.  In response to the overwhelming research showing the impact that CCM was having on patients around the world, they introduced billing code 99490.  Though the reimbursement rates vary from state to state (some as high as $50 and others as low …