APhA's CCM Resources
APhA collaborated with two Quality Improvement Organizations, Health Quality Innovators and Delmarva Foundation, to create Chronic Care Management (CCM): An Overview for Pharmacists. This guide describes the requirements for CCM and how pharmacists may play a role as clinical staff.
CCM in Practice. Learn about how Michelle Thomas, pharmacist at Chickahominy Family Physicians in Virginia, has integrated CCM into her pharmacy practice.
The CCM Patient Consent Checklist was created in collaboration with Telligen and can be used to help guide members of the CCM care team as they collect necessary information for patient consent to participate in CCM service.
What Can Chronic Care Management Do for You? - This webinar helps the whole care team learn what CCM is, how pharmacists can engage, and strategies for reimbursement/sustainability. Free CE is available for all clinicians.
Additional CCM Resources
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) estimates that approximately two-thirds of Medicare patients have two or more chronic conditions, and CCM aims to better coordinate the care these patients receive. Through CCM and complex CCM, CMS pays for non-face-to-face care coordination services furnished to Medicare beneficiaries who reside in the community setting that meet the following requirements:
CMS Guidance on Chronic Care Management Services
CMS FAQs on CCM
CMS Summary of CCM Changes for 2017
CMS Connected Care Initiative