The Check Up
Relevant news, resources, and events for outpatient practices
Vol. 1, Qtr. 3 | September 1, 2022

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Does your organization provide Chronic Care Management (CCM) services? 

The increased reimbursement for CCM services in 2022 contributes to primary care practice sustainability. Review this CCM highlights video for an overview of CCM services, who is eligible to bill for them, and how to get started. Contact us at Health Services Advisory Group (HSAG) to register for services and receive no-cost technical assistance.
Understand the Return on Investment (ROI) for Self-Measured Blood Pressure (SMBP) Monitoring

Inconsistent insurance coverage for devices and provider reimbursement are barriers to SMBP use. See how Million Hearts® estimates ROI based solely on current Medicare reimbursement for SMBP support services in its flyer, An Economic Case for SMBP Monitoring (PDF).
Chronic Kidney Disease Toolkit

Use the Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Toolkit for guidance to increase CKD screenings and implement best practices to slow CKD progression.
Help Your Patients With Diabetes Take Charge of Their Health Goals

The more your patients understand how to manage their diabetes and take an active role in their care, the better their health will be. Share the American Diabetes Association's Your Diabetes Care and Management Plan (PDF) with your patients to create a care plan that works for them.
This material was prepared by Health Services Advisory Group (HSAG), a Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization under contract with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Views expressed in this material do not necessarily reflect the official views or policy of CMS or HHS, and any reference to a specific product or entity herein does not constitute endorsement of that product or entity by CMS or HHS. Publication No. QN-12SOW-XC-08222022-01