Legislative Updates

Medicare to Start Paying Doctors Who Coordinate Needs of Chronically Ill Patients

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Mocep was successful in securing $$ to fund a pilot for EM Physicians to coordinate high utilizers of ERs. Unfortunately the shortfall in state revenue this fiscal year has shelved the pilot for one year. NY Times – “Starting in January, Medicare will pay monthly fees to doctors who manage care for patients with two or more chronic conditions like heart disease, diabetes and depression.”