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Medicare payment for chronic care management in 2015

Medicare beneficiaries with multiple chronic conditions account for a significant portion of total program expenditures, but effectively managing these patients has proved challenging for clinicians and policymakers alike. To address this problem, effective January 1, 2015, Medicare began to reimburse physicians and certain other healthcare practitioners for furnishing “chronic care management” services to beneficiaries with multiple chronic conditions.


Click here for Medicare Payment for Chronic Care Management in 2015: New CPT Code 99490; effective 1/1/15

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