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Chronic care management services

How often is it covered?

If you have 2 or more serious chronic conditions that are expected to last at least a year, Medicare may pay for a health care professional’s help to manage those conditions.

Chronic care management offers additional help managing conditions like arthritis, asthma, diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, and osteoporosis. Services may include:

  • At least 20 minutes per month of chronic care management services
  • Personalized help from a dedicated health care professional who will work with you to create a care plan based on your needs and goals
  • Care coordinated between your doctor, pharmacy, specialists, testing centers, hospitals, and other services
  • Phone check-ins between visits to keep you on track
  • Emergency access to a health care professional, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Expert help with setting and meeting your health goals

Who's eligible?

All people with Part B are covered. To get started, ask your health care professionals if they provide chronic care management services.

Your costs in Original Medicare

You may pay a monthly fee, and the Part B deductible and coinsurance apply. If you have supplemental insurance, or have both Medicare and Medicaid, it may help cover the monthly fee.

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