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Care Management Weekly News Update 2/16/22

Posted by DeAnn Dennis on Wed, Feb 16, 2022 @ 11:45 AM

For 2022, new codes have been added to the care management group, some have been modified for clarity, and others have been tweaked to better match their Medicare G-code counterparts.

To Excel With Virtual Care, Listen Closely and With Empathy

The intent of a virtual exam is not to recreate an in-person exam, but to provide a different experience, one in which the absence of the human touch is made up for with focused observation and empathetic listening.

Congress Poised to Address Mental Health Crisis

Congress appears poised to work on a bipartisan mental health and substance misuse package this year, following a series of hearings this week stressing the need to boost the workforce, insurer benefits and telehealth access.

HHS Awards Nearly $55 Million to Increase Virtual Health Care Access and Quality Through Community Health Centers

Nearly $55 million has been awarded to 29 HRSA-funded health centers to increase health care access and quality for underserved populations through virtual care such as telehealth, remote patient monitoring, digital patient tools, and health information technology platforms.


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