Cracking the Care Management Code – Signallamp Health Whitepaper

The U.S. healthcare financing, payment and delivery models need massive transformation. Over the last 10 years, we’ve been driving toward new approaches, and for good reason. Costs continue to rise faster than inflation, putting the health of millions of Americans … Read More

Signallamp Spotlight – Jen Nicastro, BSN, RN

“I feel fortunate to be a nurse at a time when technology has the power to help me care for my patients after they leave the doctor’s office.” – Jen Nicastro, BSN, RN, Chief Nursing Officer Signallamp Spotlight features interviews with some of our talented … Read More

The Wright Center – New Net Revenue in 14 Days (Case Study)

With each new value-based program, your medical practice must meet new metrics or watch your bottom line shrink. You need better ways to preserve your revenue streams while improving care for patients. Leveraging CMS’ Chronic Care Management codes (CCM) can … Read More

Signallamp Health Announces Expansion

Signallamp Health, Inc., a pioneer in providing dedicated nurse care managers to chronically ill patients, announces an expansion of its nurse care team to assist patients and their providers adversely affected by the abrupt closing of CareSync. Signallamp’s full-service chronic … Read More

Extending Relationships with Chronically-Ill Patients

Under MACRA/MIPS and the physician Fee Schedule, Medicare is demanding and paying clinicians for providing care outside of regular office visits. 3 out of the 4 MIPS performance categories and an additional 7 CPT codes in 2017 relate to providing … Read MoreRead More

Long-Term Relationships with Your Chronically-Ill Patients

The 2017 Physician Fee Schedule is here and clearly states that CMS wants to increase reimbursements for managing chronically-ill patients. A new avenue for reimbursement is non-face-to-face care, first introduced in 2015 with CPT 99490 and expanding in 2017 to … Read MoreRead More

Falls and The Elderly

According to the CDC, millions of people 65 and older fall yearly at an estimated cost of $31 billion in medical expenses alone per year. As an RN Care Manager, two key goals are to keep the patient at home … Read MoreRead More

February is Heart Month!

According to the CDC, over 600,000 people die of heart disease in the United States every year. The most common type of heart disease is coronary artery disease, which kills over 350,000 people a year. As an RN Care Manager, … Read MoreRead More

What is Transition of Care?

What is Transition of Care, how does it help my patient, and what are the challenges for providers? Transition of Care (TOC) is a CMS reimbursement intended to help patients as they move from an acute setting back to the … Read MoreRead More

American Diabetes Association Alert Day

According to the American Diabetes Association (ADA) the total costs of diagnosed diabetes have risen to $245 billion and is increasing daily. The largest component of medical expenditures according to the ADA is inpatient hospital care which is 43% total … Read MoreRead More