chronic illness

Relationships: The key to better chronic care

Is chronic care a priority? How well is it being managed today and what barriers do organizations face? As health systems increasingly seek to extend care beyond the walls of their facilities, a new survey of hospital and physician practice leaders … 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