Chronic Care Management Infographic

Smartlink Mobile Systems has put out an infographic that looks at interest in the chronic care management program by physicians. This data is quite interesting since the chronic care management program has been one of the popular topics at the MGMA annual conference this week. There’s a lot of discussion about the program and a lot of organizations trying to work out how to do the program effectively. I think that’s illustrated in the graphic below.
Chronic Care Management Infographic

What do you think of the Chronic Care Management program? Are you participating? Are you planning to participate? I’m sure we’ll be writing a lot more about this in the future.

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John Lynn

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2 Comments

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    I’ve heard CMS leadership firsthand speak about their strong desire to get more practices and organizations participating in CCM—they know it can drive positive outcomes, patient satisfaction and lower acute care utilization. AMA, ACP, AGS, AAFP, GAPNA, etc. are all walking in lockstep with CMS on advocacy for increased participation—an uncommon occurrence.

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