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

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

Benefits of Care Coordination: A Heart of CareSync Story

Posted by The CareSync Team

Sep 6, 2017 8:10:10 AM

There are many benefits of care coordination for both patients and physicians and great stories associated with them. Occasionally, we take a moment to acknowledge some of the stories that we hear from clients, members, and our CareSync™ Health Assistants. We call them “Heart of CareSync” stories.

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

Chronic Care Management in 2017: Where We Are Today

Posted by Travis Bond

Jul 25, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Looking for an update on Chronic Care Management in 2017? CareSync CEO Travis Bond provides information about this healthcare program to help healthcare providers improve patient health, maximize Medicare reimbursements, improve the doctor - patient relationship, and navigate value-based transformation in healthcare. 

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Topics: care coordination, patients, physicians & providers, Travis Bond, CCM compliance, chronic care management (CCM), chronic conditions

Proposed Rule for 2018 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Released by CMS

Posted by The CareSync Team

Jul 20, 2017 4:29:54 PM

Highlights are available in this article about the news release "The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) releases proposed rule for 2018 Medicare physician fee schedule," which will lead to changes in Medicare reiumbursement for services performed in some provider clinics. Provider feedback is still being requested by CMS regarding the 2018 Medicare physician fee schedule.

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Topics: care coordination, patients, physicians & providers, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), physician fee schedule (PFS)

Make the Most of the CCM Opportunity

Posted by Travis Bond

Jun 23, 2017 9:00:00 AM

The expansion of Medicare’s Chronic Care Management (CCM) program in 2017 has resulted in an exciting time of change and growth for the healthcare industry and made it easier than ever to implement CCM in support of patients and the practice. Whether your organization is evaluating your CCM options for the first time or looking to expand your care coordination efforts, there are lessons learned since the program’s inception and proven strategies that can help you make the most of the CCM opportunity.

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Topics: care coordination, patients, physicians & providers, Travis Bond, CCM compliance, chronic care management (CCM), chronic conditions, Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+), MACRA, CPT code 99490

Just in Time: A Heart of CareSync Story

Posted by The CareSync Team

Jun 14, 2017 11:20:28 AM

When care coordinators call patients to check in on them as part of a Chronic Care Management program, sometimes it happens at just the right moment.

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

Annual Wellness Visits: An Infographic

Posted by The CareSync Team

Jun 7, 2017 4:02:19 PM

The CDC estimates only 33% of women and 40% of men in the Medicare population are up to date on their age-appropriate preventive services. An Annual Wellness Visit (AWV) can help change that by ensuring patients experience more in-office care, which can help curb the progression of many diseases. This infographic sheds light on the benefits for patients as well as the practice revenue it could generate.

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Topics: physicians & providers, patients, annual wellness visit, preventive care, care coordination, CareSync

CPC+: An Infographic

Posted by The CareSync Team

May 30, 2017 7:30:00 AM

Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+) is a national advanced primary care medical home model. Combining regionally-based multi-payer payment reform and care delivery transformation, the CPC+ model represents a fundamental change in the way primary care practices and payers do business with each other. This infographic highlights CPC+ care delivery requirements, types of payments, patient qualifications, and more. Please share it with your colleagues.

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Topics: Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+), physicians & providers, patients

CPC+ At Its Best

Posted by Travis Bond

May 25, 2017 8:00:00 AM

If you’re one of the nearly 2,900 primary care physicians who began participating in Round 1 of Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+), or you’re one of the thousands expected to apply for Round 2, you know it’s not without its challenges. This five-year program involves robust care delivery requirements, expectations to meet certain quality and utilization measures, and risk associated with receiving prospective payments. But it also presents an exciting opportunity to be a key player in changing the way practices deliver care, payers pay for it, and patients experience it.

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Topics: care coordination, patients, physicians & providers, Travis Bond, CCM compliance, chronic care management (CCM), chronic conditions, Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+)

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