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Everything You Need to Know About Chronic Care Management and Its Benefits

Are you living with a chronic health condition and feel like you can’t navigate through the maze of information?  Do you struggle with transportation or communicating with your Primary Care Provider? If so, Chronic Care Management might be for you. What is Chronic Care Management (CCM)? CCM is a comprehensive care plan  developed and monitored without face to face visits. To qualify, you must be enrolled in Medicare part B and have 2 or more chronic conditions. It is a proactive approach used to help navigate your chronic conditions with the help of your provider to improve your quality of life.
Chronic care management assists individuals who live with chronic health concerns.  For example, some of these conditions include but are not limited to diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, heart disease, congestive heart failure, arthritis, mental health conditions, and COPD.  These medical conditions can be difficult to manage alone.  You may feel like you are constantly scheduling appointments, taking medications, and adjusting your lifestyle.  You also may feel alone and not know where to start.  With CCM, you are never alone and always have the help of a provider to assist with all of your needs and questions. 

This program helps assist with: 

  1. Care Coordination: Coordinating care among healthcare providers, specialists, and other support services to ensure seamless communication and continuity of care.

  2. Patient Education: Providing patients with information about their condition, treatment options, self-management strategies, and resources for support.

  3. Medication Management: Ensuring patients understand their medications, adhere to prescribed regimens and manage potential side effects or interactions.

  4. Regular Monitoring and Follow-up: Monitoring patients' health status through regular check-ups, assessments, and follow-up appointments to track progress and adjust treatment plans as needed.

  5. Lifestyle Counseling: Offering guidance on adopting healthy behaviors, such as nutrition, exercise, stress management, and smoking cessation, to support overall health and disease management.

By following with this program it is showing significant success in: 

  1. Lower healthcare costs

  2. Decreased hospitalizations

  3. Fewer complications

  4. Better medication compliance

  5. Direct and intimate relationship with your provider

  6. A happier and healthier life!

When you say yes to this program you have access to your provider at all times and receive personalized calls, texts, emails, and even video calls to give you an extra 20, 30, and even 40 minutes of one on one time with them each month.  The provider will assist with getting you all of the equipment, education, and support you need to make educated decisions about your health and address all of your needs.  This program will help empower you and your caregivers to ensure your health conditions are properly managed without feeling alone and having all of your needs met.  It’s time to take control of your chronic health conditions and prevent any further health conditions.  


Contact us for eligibility or to learn more about the program chroniccare@olivehealthfl.com


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