JOURNAL ARTICLE

Use of Chronic Care Management Among Primary Care Clinicians

Ashok Reddy, Leah M Marcotte, Lingmei Zhou, Stephan D Fihn, Joshua M Liao
Annals of Family Medicine 2020, 18 (5): 455-457
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The Centers for Medicare and Medicade Services (CMS) initiated chronic care management (CCM) codes to reimburse clinicians for coordination activities, but little is known about uptake over time. We find that primary care clinicians drove increasing use over 4 years-a trend that may reflect either new coordination activities or new reimbursements for existing activities. That 5% of chronic care management was denied by Medicare underscores the need for future work evaluating facilitators and barriers to use. Such insight is especially vital given the large number of eligible beneficiaries that have not received chronic care management to date, as well as the limited number of clinicians who currently deliver these services.

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