Bill Waiving Chronic Care Cost-sharing Wins AAFP Support

Bill Waiving Chronic Care Cost-sharing Wins AAFP Support

Posted Jul 31, 2020 from
Community%20of%20Practice/Join/green?scale=1.5


The CDC says six in 10 Americans suffer from a chronic illness – and four in 10 have two or more. Yet AAFP data indicate that fewer than half of family physicians provide chronic care management services to Medicare patients. 

One reason: Medicare's CCM benefit, introduced in 2015, remains limited by CMS cost-sharing rules that impose administrative burdens on physicians while increasing both toll and confusion for beneficiaries. 

The Academy has long pressed CMS and lawmakers to remove such co-insurance requirements for Medicare's CCM service codes. Now, a bill being considered in the House might finally do just that.

Read on aafp.org

Continue reading at

Did you find this useful? Like


Next Article

  • Bill Waiving Chronic Care Cost-sharing Wins AAFP Support

    Top Strategies for ACO Success

    With the launch of Pathways to Success, the rules of the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) are changing for a lot of providers, impelling ACO programs to ready to take on downside risk more …

    Posted Aug 4, 2020