What exactly is Chronic Care Management (CCM)?
In January of 2015, Medicare began paying providers under the CPT code 99490clinical staff time directed by a physician or other Qualified Health Care Provider (QHCP) for minimum of 20 minutes monthly of non face-to-face care coordination services delivered by a qualified healthcare professional for eligible patients.
CMS Defines an Eligible Provider as
Advanced Practice Nurses
Clinical Nurse Specialists
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Chronic Conditions Account for
CMS Defines an Eligible Patient as a
Anyone over the age of 65 that is eligible for this Government program.
Has Multiple Chronic Conditions
Chronic conditions expected to last at least 12 months, or until death.
The patient is at significant risk of functional decline, or risk of death.