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    Physician Resources - Chronic Care Management

The CMS press release was issued on March 15, 2017, announcing the awareness of the benefits of Chronic Care Management (CCM) services for Medicare beneficiaries with multiple chronic conditions and to provide health care professionals with support to implement CCM programs. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Office of Minority Health (CMS OMH) and the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy at the Health Resources and Service Administration (HRSA) introduces Connected Care a nationwide effort within fee-for-service Medicare that includes a focus on racial and ethnic minorities as well as rural populations, who tend to have higher rates of chronic disease.
The Connected Care Resource Hub has the following resources available:
  • Toolkit for healthcare professionals
  • Partner Toolkit
  • Patient Education Resources
For more information, visit the Connected Care Resource Hub at
Additional resources are available at the following links:



List of Chronic Conditions:
  • Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementia
  • Arthritis (Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid)
  • Asthma
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Cancer (Breast, Colorectal, Lung, and Prostate)
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Heart Failure
  • Hepatitis (Chronic Viral B & C)
  • Hyperlipidemia (High Cholesterol)
  • Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
  • Ischemic Heart Disease
  • Osteoporosis
  • Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders
  • Stroke
Questions about these resources? Contact the Connected Care campaign at
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