Chronic Care Management

Relaxed Requirements for Chronic Care Management (CCM)

CMS recently came out with new updates to Chronic Care Management (CCM), making it easier to qualify and receive payment for these services. CCM, a program that allows physicians to bill for services furnished for Medicare patients with 2+ chronic conditions, is often...

The Rise of PROs

Cancer care is becoming value-based. Evidence of this evolution is widespread, from the rise of the oncology medical home and the Cancer Care Payment Reform Act H.R. 1934, to successful payer pilots such as UnitedHealthcare’s episode payment model and the University...

Meaningful Use, One Step Closer to Finalization

The rules for Stage 3 meaningful use, and the potential modifications to Stage 2, moved one step closer to finalization last week when The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) handed them off to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) on September 3rd....