BC Advantage - 2017 Issue 5
Chronic Care Management for Rural Health Centers
Let's start this conversation by taking a quick look at what Chronic Care Management is in general and some truly startling statistics about how our population is affected by chronic disease. Chronic Care Management itself is the term used for services provided per calendar month for patients with two or more chronic conditions that are expected to last more than 12 months or until the death of the patient. These conditions must also place the patient at significant risk of death, acute exacerbation/decompensation, or functional decline. Something important to note is that only one practitioner can bill for...
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