Telehealth Awareness Week 2021

Telehealth Awareness Week 2021

Telehealth Awareness Week (TAW) is upon us! South Carolina Telehealth Alliance (SCTA) has hosted TAW since 2016 with the goal being to engage people in meaningful conversations surrounding telehealth and brainstorming how we can make it better. The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly impacted the exponential growth we have seen in the use of telemedicine by providers. We are currently living in a time where telehealth has become the norm and because of this, the general public won’t ever have to put their health on the back burner from a lack of communication. Telehealth has helped providers and healthcare professionals alike...

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2021 NACHC Com­mu­nity Health Insti­tute (CHI) and EXPO

2021 NACHC Com­mu­nity Health Insti­tute (CHI) and EXPO

  2021 NACHC Com­mu­nity Health Insti­tute (CHI) and EXPO  The NACHC Com­mu­nity Health Insti­tute (CHI) and EXPO are underway in Orlando, Florida! It is the largest annual gath­er­ing of health cen­ter clin­i­cians, exec­u­tives, con­sumer board mem­bers along with Health Cen­ter Con­trolled Net­works and State/Regional Pri­mary Care Asso­ci­a­tions. The con­fer­ence is kicking off during a time when medical cen­ters are front and cen­ter in the trans­for­ma­tion of health care. Health cen­ter lead­ers are look­ing to the future, focused on the med­ical and man­age­ment teams needed for tomorrow’s health ­care. These synergetic part­ner­ships can prompt new innovations and tech­nolo­gies to improve effi­ciency...

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Bill H.R. 4755 Targets Patient Cost Responsibility for CCM

Bill H.R. 4755 Targets Patient Cost Responsibility for CCM

Providing Chronic Care Management to every patient in need has been deemed a larger task than anticipated. The out-of-pocket expenses due to cost-sharing requirements force patients to choose between their health and basic necessities. Cited data states that “only 684,000 patients out of the 35 million Medicare beneficiaries with two or more chronic conditions benefitted from CCM services over the first two years.” (AAMC, 2021) The main hurdle that patients are struggling to overcome is financial. The coinsurance stipulation has posed a significant barrier, specifically to those on a fixed income. The House Ways and Means Committee has reintroduced bill...

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Rewarding Remote Work with Chronic Care Staffing

Rewarding Remote Work with Chronic Care Staffing

  Working remotely for Chronic Care Staffing as a Chronic Care Coordinator can give you the flexibility you have been searching for while allowing you to create relationships and improve patients’ lives. We could share countless examples of how rewarding remote care can be, but our employees can attest to it first hand! Here our wonderful staff has shared insight about a day in the life of a Care Coordinator: Work-Life Balance “Chronic Care Staffing is the epitome of work-life balance! They have given me an opportunity to continue doing what I love without having to commute giving me more...

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Webinar: Strategies for Chronic Care Management and Remote Patient Monitoring

Webinar: Strategies for Chronic Care Management and Remote Patient Monitoring

The Webinar will Address: Using Chronic Care Management (“CCM”) as a foundation to other Patient Health Management Programs Optimizing HRSA grants for Remote Patient Monitoring (“RPM”) Clinical Quality Measures and impact to CHC patients’ health Financial benefits, including increased CMS reimbursement, ACO Shared Savings, Advantage Plan bonuses, and additional downstream revenue See how Community Health Centers across the country have launched and developed successful Chronic Care Management, Remote Patient Monitoring, Annual Wellness Visit, and other patient health management programs. When: Thursday, Aug 5, 2021 at 2 pm ET Register Now Can’t make the webinar? Join us at booth #701 at...

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Chronic Care Management Success Stories

Chronic Care Management Success Stories

Improving the quality of care and reducing healthcare costs with better patient-provider communication has been the primary focus for Chronic Care Management from the beginning. Chronic conditions are multifaceted problems and each patient presents uniquely. How can we be sure that CCM is as valuable as we think it is? The proof is in the success stories that our care coordinators share daily. Care Coordinators help close gaps in care caused by Social Determinants of Health: “I had a patient who said she had a hard time getting up because she lived alone and it was a struggle to get...

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Utilize CCM to Improve Quality Measures

Utilize CCM to Improve Quality Measures

  Make a Meaningful Difference with Data Chronic Care Staffing’s Chronic Care Management (CCM) program is tailored to address your quality measures with every monthly phone call. By focusing on your quality measures we are able to: Improve patient outcomes Increase reimbursement and incentives from: Accountable Care Organization (ACO) shared savings Medicare Advantage plan quality bonuses HEDIS/UDS measures Merit-based Incentive Payment Systems (MIPS) Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program (HRRP) Primary Care First (PCF ) (the newest CMS model) CCS has the knowledge and experience to help your practice see the highest return on investment while improving the effectiveness of care given...

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Partner With CCS For Your Remote Patient Monitoring Solution

Partner With CCS For Your Remote Patient Monitoring Solution

Chronic Care Staffing can help implement a successful RPM strategy for your healthcare organization! Caring for your patients remotely isn’t just simply monitoring their health data it’s about engaging the patients to become proactive about their own health care. It is no easy task to implement and manage a robust Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) program. RPM programs are also proven to be more successful when combined with a robust CCM program. CCS is a proven partner to help you maximize productivity while improving patient care. We can be the missing link that gets you started on the right foot or...

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Improving Communication With Your Patients

Improving Communication With Your Patients

Let us help improve communication with your patients and assist with navigating the COVID-19 vaccination! Chronic Care Staffing can work in collaboration with your practice to operate a reliable chronic care management program that will benefit all of your Medicare patients especially those who lack access to the internet at home. Technology is a luxury that continues to be a challenge for many Medicare patients leading to misinformation and a lack of communication with their providers. The current healthcare system is currently set up to favor patients that are tech-savvy causing the majority of Medicare patients to be left behind....

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