Getting Paid for Chronic Care Management Services
Payment for Chronic Care Management Services Available Now
Medicare began paying for chronic care management on January 1, 2015. The resources below will give you the knowledge and tools necessary to get paid for the work you and your staff provide in treating Medicare patients with multiple chronic conditions.
The Family Practice Management article and tools are free to AAFP members; others may purchase online access. The archived webinar is open to all (below).
Chronic Care Management and Other New CPT Codes (Members and subscribers only)
This Family Practice Management article introduces new CPT codes for chronic care management and outlines the key requirements for billing Medicare for these services.
Letter to Patients Regarding Medicare and Chronic Care Management (MSWord; members and subscribers only)
A letter explaining chronic care management services to patients.
Agreement to Receive Medicare Chronic Care Management Services (PDF; members and subscribers only)
A form that facilitates billing Medicare for chronic care management services.
Patient-Centered Care Plan (PDF; members and subscribers only)
A form designed for use when providing chronic care management services to Medicare patients.
Medicare Chronic Care Management Services Log (Excel; members and subscribers only)
A spreadsheet facilitating tracking the time and activities associated with chronic care management services for Medicare billing purposes.
Frequently Asked Questions: Medicare’s Chronic Care Management Services (PDF; members and subscribers only)
Detailed information about Medicare’s requirements for billing for chronic care management services, presented in a question and answer format.
Getting Paid for Chronic Care Management Archived Webinar
Kent Moore summarized Medicare's rules for billing chronic care management services in a webinar on January 27, 2015. Listen to the archived version below, which also includes detailed answers to participants' questions. You can also download the slides(10 page PPTX).