Avicenna Medical Blog

2018 Updates to Medicare Care Management Programs

Posted by DeAnn Dennis on Thu, Apr 19, 2018 @ 04:14 PM

Care Management Programs Overview:

Beginning in 2013, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services introduced transition of care management (TCM), reimbursing providers for helping their patients with the transition from hospital to home.  Following the introduction of TCM; in 2015 CMS introduced the original chronic care management code, CPT code 99490, to pay providers for delivering non-face-to-face care to Medicare patients with two or more chronic conditions.

In 2017 CMS enhanced the...

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Three ways the Trump election may affect Transitional Care Management (TCM) and Chronic Care Management (CCM) Programs

Posted by DeAnn Dennis on Thu, Dec 08, 2016 @ 11:49 AM

The impact of Donald Trump’s election on the healthcare landscape is beginning to take shape.  Along with his election, the Republican Party has retained control of both houses of Congress and a large majority of state legislatures and governorships. 

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