Chronic Care Management (CCM) and Remote Patient Management are Medicare programs that improve the care of patients with chronic conditions. We help practices set up their own CCM and RPM programs, so they can directly manage their patients without sharing their Medicare payments with a third party service.
I am excited to tell you about both of our new sponsors. You can learn more about their products by clicking on the Foracare and Healthmote links. Foracare is covered in an earlier dedicated episode. Most of this episode describes the benefits and features of the Healthmote Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) system. I also give … Continue reading Healthmote RPM
Medicare 2021 RPM Update
Link to Official CMS Policy There are a couple updates to RPM rules which provide significant clarification to time necessary for RPM monthly management and the nature of communication satisfying the “interactive communication” requirement.
I am sharing my initial thoughts on the ForaCare D40g cellular (3G) BP monitor and glucometer. It is ideally suited for Remote Patient Monitoring. It eliminates the need for patients to have or operate a bluetooth mobile device, as is required to use the Qardio Arm. It also has some innovative time-saving features included in … Continue reading ForaCare D40g
Qardio Support Welcome to the mid-Summer CCM Pays podcast for 2020. I’d like to focus again on aspects of providing Remote Patient Monitoring services. By the way, if you are doing CCM without RPM, you are missing out on a great opportunity to better manage hypertensive patients and increase practice revenue by at least the … Continue reading RPM Support
Medical Assistant Motivation
This month I wanted to give a couple aspects to consider in motivating your MA to keep doing CCM. Remind them of the great results CCM gets in patients with chronic conditions. Be sure to congratulate them when the pick up things that need to be addressed between office visits. The other way to help … Continue reading Medical Assistant Motivation
COVID-19 and CCM
CCM (Chronic Care Management) and RPM (Remote Patient Monitoring) can both be done during COVID-19. This podcast explains that new CMS announcments confirm that the set-up code (G0506) for CCM can be done over the telephone. This allows primary care physicians to set up CCM for monthly services with patients without the patient having to … Continue reading COVID-19 and CCM