Chronic Care Management: How PM&R Practices Can Recognize the Value—Part 2 Clinical Scenarios

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March 2, 2016

As of 2015, Medicare began paying for non-face-to-face chronic care management (CCM) services, recognizing the value that care coordination brings to health care. This article is part 2 in a series on how PM&R practices can recognize the value in CCM services and will provide PM&R-specific clinical scenarios for billing CCM services. The requirements are numerous, but these services may provide new revenue and improve coordination of care for patients.

The clinical scenarios addressed below assume that practice requirements, patient eligibility, and patient agreement that was discussed in part 1 of this series, have been met and documented...

Read the full article in your March issue of The Physiatrist!

P.S. Find part 1 of this article in your October/November 2015 issue of The Physiatrist.

Legislation Introduced to Alleviate Impact of Conversion Factor Cut for 2021

Nov 09, 2020

Last month, two bills were introduced in the House proposing solutions to the estimated 10.6% Physician Fee Schedule conversion factor cut expected to go into effect January 1, 2021.  The bills offer some relief to the cut, but do not reflect a comprehensive or long-term solution.  AAPM&R has therefore chosen to remain neutral regarding these bills. 

Your Academy continues to advocate for a permanent solution to the conversion factor cut while maintaining the important payment increases to office and outpatient evaluation and management services.