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Telemedicine & Medicare Chronic Care: What to Know About 99490

Posted by Teresa Iafolla
When Medicare announced in early 2015 it was adding the new CPT code 99490, it was a big win for chronic care management and telemedicine. 99490 was added specifically to provide better coverage for managing patients with multiple chronic conditions, a job that often requires a lot of “behind-the-scenes,” unbillable time for healthcare providers....
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Topics: 99490, billing, eVisit Blog Posts, CCM, chronic care, chronic care management, chronic illness, hospice, Medicare, nurse, nurse practitioner, nurse practitioners, physician, physician assistants, physicians, reimbursement, Telemedicine

Infographic: How to Improve Chronic Care with Telemedicine

Posted by Teresa Iafolla
Chronic disease is by far the leading cause of death and healthcare costs in the United States. Just take a look at the stats in our chronic care infographic below: 70% of all deaths are due to chronic disease. 86% of healthcare costs are spent on chronic care. Half of all U.S. adults have one or more chronic diseases. In 2010, we spent $157 billion on cancer care and $190 billion on obesity-related illnesses....
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Topics: eVisit Blog Posts, cancer, CDC, chronic care, chronic disease, chronic illness, diabetes, heart disease, illness, management, Medicare, mHealth, United States

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