CMS 2019 CCM Guidelines

March 20, 2019

It’s possible to take a chronic care patient and stabilize or heal a condition through practical medication regimens, to avoid surgery or other interventions down the line.

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recognizes Chronic Care Management (CCM) as a critical component of primary care that contributes to better health and care for individuals. In 2015, Medicare began paying separately under the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) for CCM services furnished to Medicare patients with multiple chronic conditions.This booklet provides background on payable CCM service codes, identifies eligible practitioners and patients, and details the Medicare PFS billing requirements. including the updated CPT codes beginning January 1, 2019.

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