2018 PFS Final Rule: RHC and FQHC Care Coordination

Posted by Chantelle Marcelle

Nov 21, 2017 11:46:37 AM

RHC and FQHC care coordination services and payment are receiving more robust support from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services following the release of the 2018 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule.

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

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

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, physician fee schedule (PFS), Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

What Makes CareSync™ Different?

Posted by Amy Gleason

Jan 6, 2017 5:49:00 PM

CareSync had a four-year head start creating a coordinated care solution that eventually fit CPT Code 99490, as well as leadership that was truly focused on patient-centered care from the very beginning. These facts have set CareSync apart in the industry. In this article, Amy Gleason, RN, and Chief Operating Officer of CareSync™, describes other ways CareSync has been able to differentiate its Chronic Care Management (CCM) services.

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Topics: medical records, chronic care management (CCM), CareSync Care Plans, care coordination, patients, physicians & providers, MACRA, CPT code 99490, physician fee schedule (PFS)

MACRA Final Rule: What You Need to Know

Posted by Travis Bond

Nov 4, 2016 4:43:45 PM

With the final rule out, we highlight the major changes that impact you, share early insight into the differences between the proposed and final rule, and identify ways you can successfully move forward with MACRA.

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Topics: chronic care management (CCM), Medicare, mHealth, care coordination, reimbursements, physicians & providers, MACRA, Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), physician fee schedule (PFS), CareSync, Quality Payment Program (QPP), Advanced Alternative Payment Models (APMs)

Chronic Care Management Done Right

Posted by The CareSync Team

Aug 15, 2016 8:30:00 AM

Recently, VP of Client Solutions for CareSync™, Mark Nalywajko, spoke with Dr. Scott Maron, a board certified internist, to get his insights into Chronic Care Management (CCM) and his experience using CareSync’s CCM services since January 2015. Dr. Maron was an early and highly influential adopter of CCM and CareSync’s second CCM client.

In this post, Mark and Dr. Maron discuss some of the barriers physicians face when trying to implement CCM on their own and what care coordination can mean for a practice and its patients.

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Topics: medical records, chronic care management (CCM), Medicare, CareSync Care Plans, reimbursements, MACRA, Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), CPT code 99490, physician fee schedule (PFS), CareSync company updates

CareSync™ Clients Are Well-Positioned for MACRA Success. Why?

Posted by Travis Bond

Jul 28, 2016 1:04:20 PM

Care coordination is at the core of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA). Providers who understand care coordination, embrace proactive between-visit care, and engage patients to become active participants in their health are in the best possible position to succeed with MACRA.

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Topics: Travis Bond, chronic care management (CCM), Medicare, reimbursements, physicians & providers, MACRA, Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), physician fee schedule (PFS)

Chronic Care Management: Steps in the Right Direction

Posted by Travis Bond

Jul 18, 2016 2:50:40 PM

Before Chronic Care Management (CCM) was a code, we felt the healthcare system was lacking in care coordination and that someone needed to shed light on the dark spaces (the voids between office visits and transitions in the healthcare system) and help patients make sense of fragmented care. We created CareSync in 2011 to put patients at the center of their care and were already performing chronic care management when CMS announced the code and began reimbursing for it in 2015.

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Topics: medical records, Travis Bond, chronic care management (CCM), Medicare, care coordination, reimbursements, physicians & providers, MACRA, CPT code 99490, physician fee schedule (PFS), CPT code 99489, CPT code 99487

Current and Future Trends in CCM

Posted by The CareSync Team

May 26, 2016 9:16:21 AM

One-on-One with Amy Gleason: Part 3

In part 3 of a special series, Amy Gleason, RN, Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer of CareSync, and Mark Nalywajko, VP of Client Solutions at CareSync, discuss the evolution of Chronic Care Management (CCM) since January 2015. What lessons have been learned and where do we think the future of CCM is headed?

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Topics: chronic care management (CCM), Medicare, care coordination, reimbursements, physicians & providers, CCM compliance, CPT code 99490, physician fee schedule (PFS)

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