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Payment of Chronic Care Management Services Under CY 2015 Medicare PFS
Chronic Care Management

In Calendar Year (CY) 2015, CMS will begin making separate payment under the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) for chronic care management (CCM) services under Current Procedure Terminology (CPT) code 99490. CCM services are non-face-to-face care management/coordination services for certain Medicare beneficiaries having multiple (two or more) chronic conditions. During this MLN Connects™ National Provider Call, subject matter experts review the requirements for physicians and other practitioners to bill the new CPT code to the PFS.  A question and answer session follows the presentation.

Call participants are encouraged to review the following rules: The 2014 PFS final rule (CMS-1600-FC) pages 74414-74427 and the 2015 PFS final rule (CMS-1612-FC) pages 67715-67730, which are available on the CMS PFS web page.

Note: CPT codes, descriptions, and other data only are copyright 2014 American Medical Association. All rights reserved.

When: Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Time:    1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Eastern Time

Target Audience: Practitioners and providers interested in billing chronic care management services to Medicare, as well as coders, practice managers, and other interested stakeholders.


  • Overview
  • Eligible population
  • Scope of service
  • Question and answer session

Call Materials: 
Slide Presentation [PDF, 251KB]

Audio Recording [ZIP, 18MB]

Written Transcript [PDF, 399KB]

Fact Sheet

To register for an MLN Connects Call, please visit the MLN Connects Event Registration website.

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For More Information:
For more information, please refer to the 2014 PFS final rule (CMS-1600-FC) pages 74414-74427 and the 2015 PFS final rule (CMS-1612-FC) pages 67715-67730, available on the CMS PFS web page.