As expected, Year 2 of the QPP includes significant program changes that clinicians and administrators need to fully understand in order to deliver high quality/low cost care, get great MIPS Final Scores, and ultimately protect (and hopefully incr
Altarum’s Chronic Care Management (CCM) service enables physicians to take advantage of the recently updated Medicare billing requirements for CCM services. In 2015, Medicare began issuing a separate payment for CCM services under CPT Code 99490 for 20 minutes of non-face-to-face care coordination for Medicare patients with two or more chronic health conditions. In January 2017, Medicare introduced additional codes (see table) covering care management for more complex patients, additional time spent with patients, and the development of electronic care plans. Altarum is currently enrolling interested providers and practices in this new service. Special discounted pricing will be offered to early adopters. Joining the program provides your practice with a dedicated, experienced, and thoroughly vetted Care Manager who has extensive familiarity with the new billing codes. The Care Manager works within your practice helping fulfill CMS criteria in order to maximize reimbursement potential.
Altarum’s Care Manager can provide the following:
Please see the CCM Case Study fact sheet for more information.
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