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Why Is This Initiative Important?

With millions of Americans living with a chronic health condition, your support is critical to raising awareness about the benefits of chronic care management (CCM) services. By offering CCM services, health care professionals can deliver the coordinated care their patients need and help patients stay on track by getting support between visits.

Reach Out to Your Community

All across the country, professional societies, national advocacy groups, and local organizations from health departments to community groups to churches, stand at the frontline to support patients and health care professionals. Please use the Connected Care resources to help your community.

Share the Tools

Download and share the Connected Care posters and postcards with patients, caregivers, advocates and health care professionals to explain the benefits of CCM.

Spread the Word

There are many ways to spread the word about the benefits of CCM. Download the Connected Care toolkit (PDF) to find resources you can use to raise awareness about the importance of CCM services for Medicare and dual eligible patients managing multiple chronic conditions.


Include an article in your newsletter, post a blog on your website, or send an email alert to your members or listserv about the Connected Care campaign. Use or adapt our sample text (PDF) for patients and community members or health care professionals.

Social Media Posts

Use sample social media posts and graphics (ZIP), and the hashtag #ConnectedCare.

Web Badge

Post the web badges [JPG, 176KB] (ZIP) on your website and link to the Connected Care page.

Physician Testimonial Video

Watch Connected Care Physician Testimonial About Chronic Care Management and share this video in which one doctor shares how offering CCM is benefiting her Medicare patients and practice in rural North Carolina.

Patient Video

Watch “Connecting the Dots" Animated Video for Patients. Use this animated video in English and Spanish to help explain the benefits of CCM services to your patients.

Health Care Professional Presentation

Share this presentation (PDF)to help health care professionals learn about the Connected Care public education campaign and start a successful program in their practice.

Share Your Story

Send stories or videos of how you have used Connected Care tools to educate your community or how health care professionals are integrating CCM into their practices to

Order Printed Materials

Printed copies of the Connected Care postcards and posters can be ordered at no cost to your organization. Visit our Product Ordering Instructions page to learn how to place an order.

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09/13/2018 01:53 PM