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Telehealth: Transforming TCM from High Touch to High Tech

You’ve probably seen or heard about how certain patients who got discharged from the hospital suddenly had a turn for the worse and need to be readmitted once again. This is because of that critical period where the patient is discharged and will transition back into a home or community

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Everything You Need to Know About Chronic Daily Headaches

Everybody experiences headaches from time to time. However, if you suffer from a constant headache for weeks or more, you may develop chronic daily headaches. This is an illness that lasts for weeks or months. Instead of just one form of headache, chronic daily headaches come in a wide range

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Remote Patient Management for Bariatric Surgery Patients

The world is in the middle of a revolution that’s dramatically changing how people live, work, and learn. With various technologies emerging by the day—from mobile supercomputing and artificial intelligence to genetic editing and neuro-technological brain enhancements—it’s only a matter of time before society, as we know it, transforms into

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Chronic Care Management: How Can It Help Your Practice?

Chronic Care Management (CCM) has become popular in the healthcare industry because it determines the quality of care offered to patients dealing with chronic illnesses. This is especially important because more than half of the population in the country manages at least one chronic condition. Because of this, healthcare providers

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The Best Perks Remote Patient Monitoring Has to Offer

Patients deserve the utmost care, and healthcare has been evolving to offer the best tools and programs to aid them. Remote patient monitoring has been able to offer just that. The system has been designed to allow the optimal remote care experience, and more medical facilities partner with patients to

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Problems That Are Easily Solved by Remote Patient Monitoring

Medical facilities are asked to deliver better and better healthcare each year as more issues start to arise and come to light. Simple things such as getting to the clinic or being too forgetful can affect how a patient can manage their condition.  Luckily, with the advancement of technology, there

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5 Ways to Increase Efficiency of TCM Workflow

One of the most effective ways to improve patient health outcomes is with the help of a Transitional Care Management (TCM). Aside from improving the results, it can also reduce the cost of care and increase revenue. The problem is, getting started with TCM is a challenge, especially if you

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Understanding the Basics of Principal Care Management

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released a program in 2020 called Principal Care Management (PCM), open to primary care providers and specialists. This program was specially developed to serve people with one chronic condition, supplementary to the Chronic Care Management (CCM) program (which focuses on two or

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Hypertension and Diabetes: How to Detect and Manage Them

It is not uncommon for patients with hypertension to also have diabetes. Studies have shown that patients who have high blood pressure are also likely to have type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes, as there seems to be a link between these medical conditions.  Both diabetes and hypertension have

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3 Predictions for the Future of Digital Care in 2021

While the COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically impacted the world, effectively sending industries and billions of lives into a grinding halt, it has also notably accelerated the pace of remote technology. As various sectors, particularly the medical industry, grappled with social distancing regulations, they have turned to online technologies to continue

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Profit Calculator Assumptions: 40% of total Medicare patients enrolling is based on (i) Medicare Chart Book’s data showing that ~68% of medicare patients qualify for CCM (2 or more chronic conditions), and (ii) that ~40% of eligible patients will enroll.

For typical providers, $46.67 of net profit per patient per month is based on a Medicare reimbursement per patient per month (national average) for various care management CPT codes.

CPT and other codes, descriptions and other data are copyright 2011 American Medical Association. All rights reserved. CPT is a registered trademark of the American Medical Association (AMA).