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CMS Publishes Final Rule for 2022 Chronic Care Management Reimbursement

CMS Publishes Final Rule for 2022 Chronic Care Management Reimbursement

CMS Publishes Final Rule for 2022 Chronic Care Management Reimbursement On Nov. 2, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services published its final rule updating CPT codes and reimbursement rates for 2022.  The new rates, with some significant boosts for … Read More

Early Interventions: How Signallamp Improves Patient Lives Starting with the First Call

Early Interventions: How Signallamp Improves Patient Lives Starting with the First Call

Early Interventions: How Signallamp Improves Patient Lives Starting with the First Call Question: How quickly can an effective chronic care management program start improving outcomes?  Answer: In many cases, they start on the first day. So much of the Signallamp … Read More

Cartoon characters of happy looking health workers under a headline that reads: 5 Reasons CCM and RPM are Part of the Value Based Care Movement.

5 reasons CCM and RPM are essential to the value based care movement

5 reasons CCM and RPM are essential to the value based care movement Almost 12 years after the Affordable Care Act, value based care remains more of a philosophy than a framework. Providers and payers alike still struggle to put … Read More

4 Critical Steps to Successful CCM Implementation

4 Critical Steps to Successful CCM Implementation Successful chronic care management implementation takes many coordinated steps. Each requires people, time and infrastructure, but that’s just the starting point.  At Signallamp Health, we’ve streamlined the implementation process to quickly scale up … Read More

Signallamp Case Files: CCM Cuts Through Complex Cases

Signallamp Case Files: CCM Cuts Through Complex Cases Symptoms can be deceiving, especially for patients with comorbidities Just because a patient has an established, complex medical history, it doesn’t mean new symptoms have anything to do with their known illnesses.  … Read More

Signallamp Case Files: Chronic Care Management Strengthens Patient Agency

Signallamp Case Files: Chronic Care Management Strengthens Patient Agency CCM gives patients an advocate who goes to bat for their well-being larm bells went off in Naomi’s mind. The Signallamp Health remote nurse had just ended a phone call with … Read More

Signallamp Case Files: Guardian Angels

Signallamp Case Files: Guardian Angels Chronic Care Management leads to life-saving heart valve intervention Kat, a remote nurse case manager, was making her regular phone check-in with Laura, a woman with chronic disease who mentioned that she had been feeling … Read More

Scaling Chronic Care Management is more than just a ‘Nurse in a Chair’

Scaling Chronic Care Management is more than just a 'Nurse in a Chair' When explaining Signallamp Health’s Chronic Care Management model to health systems and provider groups, just about all of them have the same question. “How can Signallamp possibly … Read More

Fabiola, RN, Pennsylvania

Being a Nurse with Signallamp Health: Fabiola, RN, Pennsylvania Hospital-based care is expensive. And except for acute scenarios, from a nurse’s perspective, it’s also a poor way to manage chronic illness. The incident-based care landscape raises plenty of challenges for … Read More

Stephanie, LPN, New Jersey

Being a Nurse with Signallamp Health: Stephanie, LPN, New Jersey Signallamp Health nurse case managers overwhelmingly say they provide better care because they connect with their patients at a distance. Part of that comes from developing trusting relationships. But telemedicine … Read More