Pop Health Podcast – Gaining Patient Buy-in For Chronic Care Management
Medicare patients who have two or more chronic conditions account for 93% of total Medicare spending. These patients are found to have higher rates of hospitalizations, pharmacy utilization, and specialist utilization, which increases costs for all stakeholders.
Due to technology, staff, and patient barriers it can be difficult to get these patients enrolled in CMS programs.
Lightbeam Advisor, Maha Salah-Ud-Din, shares the barriers and tips for presenting chronic care management (CCM) to patients.