What Are the Potential Challenges and Benefits?

The potential challenges and benefits may include, but are not limited to, the following:

Physician challenges/barriers

No EHR system

Patient engagement

Administrative burden due to lengthy requirements

Lack of time, resources, staff, practice infrastructure

Lack of EHR capabilities to support CCM services

Tracking and documenting time spent on each patient

Meeting the 24/7 access-to-care services requirement

Rule about only one payment per physician per calendar month and uncertainty as to who will receive payment if more than one physician bills for the same patient 

Physician benefits

A stronger patient-physician relationship 

Improved access to care and continuity of care

Improved clinical experience and patient satisfaction 

Reduced rates in preventable hospital admissions, readmissions, and emergency room visits

Improved overall quality and cost performance 

Practice readiness for value-based care payment models

Enhanced revenue for your practice 

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Last Updated On

August 19, 2021

Originally Published On

April 10, 2016