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The Chronic Care Management (CCM) program that went into effect on January 1, 2015 reimburses physicians approximately $40 per month for providing 20 minutes of non face to face patient management of chronic illness. There is an annual cap of $238K per physician per year. It is noteworthy that CMS is providing this reimbursement as physicians are already conducting chronic care management without reimbursement. The program allows physicians to create standardized programs that their staff can administer and it provides an "on ramp" to value based care. The requirements are not onerous but require integration with applications and workflow to create and manage each patient encounter.

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    Jonas Knudsen says:
    HI, Yes I do. At least in western Europe, there is a growing trend to apply IoT technologies as the main infrastructure to handle compliance with traceability regulations. That is, for smart pharmacy, drugs, instrument tracking from sterile services department (SSD) to the operation rooms and back etc. That also adreesses the need for automation,…
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    guy weiss says:
    Jonas, don' you think that the architecture adopted to address traceability regulation could easily be replaced by IOT solutions. Main drivers: less implementation costs, no packaging line performance decrease, no additional cost for aggregation, and of course interconnexion with smart phone app.
    5 months ago

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