Requirements For Chronic Care Management — Infographic

Chronic care management (CCM) is the the care of patients that have chronic diseases and health conditions. Starting in 2015, Medicare started to pay providers for non-face-to-face care coordination. This enabled physicians to create comprehensive care management plans for patients with chronic diseases.

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Some of the qualifications for Chronic Care Management include: 

  • 2/3 of Medicare benefiiaries have 2 or more chronic conditions
  • Providers must give at least 20 minutes of clinical staff time per month with a patient
  • 24/7 access to the care team
  • The clinical staff must be directed by a physician or other qualified healthcare professional
  • The patient must have two or more chronic conditions that are expected to last at least 12 months
  • The plan must be comprehensive, implemented, revised, or monitored

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