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Members of the CareSync team have such a passion for healthcare and healthcare technology, they can’t help but share it. So we frequently have group conversations here about healthcare news, tips, recipes, care examples, and more that we like to turn into articles so we can share them with you!
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Using Medicare Telehealth Services for Chronic Care Management

Posted by The CareSync Team

Nov 13, 2017 7:00:00 AM

The release of the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule 2018 indicates future potential for using Medicare telehealth services for Chronic Care Management and outreach to patients in hard-to-reach, rural areas by FQHCs and RHCs.

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Topics: chronic care management (CCM), care coordination, physicians & providers, MACRA, physician fee schedule (PFS), Quality Payment Program (QPP), Digital Health, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), value-based care

2018 Medicare PFS Final Rule Recognizes Benefits of Telehealth

Posted by The CareSync Team

Nov 9, 2017 8:00:00 AM

The CY 2018 Quality Payment Program and Physician Fee Schedule sees the expansion of reimbursements for telehealth services. The move marks new recognition for the benefits of telehealth services, particularly in serving hard-to-reach, rural communities.

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Topics: chronic care management (CCM), care coordination, physicians & providers, MACRA, physician fee schedule (PFS), Quality Payment Program (QPP), Digital Health, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), value-based care

CMS News: MACRA Final Rule 2018 for Quality Payment Program

Posted by The CareSync Team

Nov 7, 2017 9:24:09 AM

CMS continues to support value-based care with several Quality Payment Program (QPP) updates through the MACRA Final Rule 2018. Here are 5 important highlights from the announcement.

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Topics: chronic care management (CCM), care coordination, physicians & providers, MACRA, Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), Quality Payment Program (QPP), value-based care

CMS News: Qualifying APM Participants and Exclusion From MIPS

Posted by The CareSync Team

Oct 25, 2017 2:10:04 PM

The latest in CMS news, particularly surrounding MACRA, is the availability of the new Qualifying APM Participant Look-Up Tool. Who has qualified so far and will be excluded from the MIPS track of MACRA?

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Topics: chronic care management (CCM), care coordination, physicians & providers, MACRA, Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), value-based care

New Healthcare Infographic: Chronic Care Management

Posted by The CareSync Team

Oct 23, 2017 7:00:00 AM

To mark the release of an updated version of our Chronic Care Management white paper, we are also sharing a new healthcare infographic. Review this healthcare infographic for information about one of the current leading value-based care programs, Medicare’s Chronic Care Management. The program is also known as coordinated care. After viewing, download the new version of our CCM white paper to make sure you have the latest information on value-based care in the U.S.

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Topics: chronic care management (CCM), care coordination, physicians & providers, infographics, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), value-based care

Healthcare Case Study: CCM Rewards Physicians for Improving Patient Care

Posted by The CareSync Team

Oct 19, 2017 7:30:00 AM

A physician testimonial shared by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services reveals a powerful example of the potential Chronic Care Management has for improving patient care and practice revenue.

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Topics: chronic care management (CCM), care coordination, physicians & providers, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), value-based care, mental health

Chronic Care Management: Choosing the Right Care Coordination Company

Posted by The CareSync Team

Oct 17, 2017 5:30:00 PM

To efficiently and effectively implement CCM in your practice, choosing the right care coordination company is critical. How can you ensure the expectations of the practice and your patients are exceeded?

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Topics: chronic care management (CCM), care coordination, physicians & providers, value-based care

Physician Satisfaction Survey Shows Impact of Work Environment

Posted by The CareSync Team

Oct 10, 2017 6:30:00 AM

A recent physician satisfaction survey revealed that even simple fixes like improvements in the work environment can make a meaningful difference in reducing physician burnout and decreasing practice turnover.

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Topics: chronic care management (CCM), care coordination, physicians & providers, value-based care, mental health

How Care Coordination Can Help Patients: A Heart of CareSync Story

Posted by The CareSync Team

Oct 3, 2017 9:46:46 AM

If you want to know how care coordination can help patients, we have plenty of Heart of CareSync stories to share with you that illustrate the difference it can make. This is just one of them.

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Topics: chronic conditions, share your health stories, health conditions, care coordination, patients, physicians & providers, Heart of CareSync

Senior Independence: A Heart of CareSync Story

Posted by The CareSync Team

Sep 26, 2017 2:35:18 PM

Care coordination, when done right, can help give a senior independence for as long as possible. One of our Health Assistants recently shared a story with the CareSync team that illustrates the value going the extra mile can bring to someone’s life. This is her story about how care coordination can support senior independence.

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Topics: chronic conditions, share your health stories, health conditions, care coordination, patients, physicians & providers, Heart of CareSync

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