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News and insights about medicare's preventive and wellness programs and improving health outcomes for patients.

Daniel Godla

Dan is the Founder and CEO of ThoroughCare

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Chronic Care Management | Product Updates | 2019 Updates

CMS releases proposed policy changes for 2020

By: Daniel Godla
July 30th, 2019

On July 29, 2019, CMS released their proposed changes for next year, 2020.   We read the 1,700 page document so you don't have to.  Here's our take on the changes:  Overall there are some great new rules that we think our practices will really like.

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Chronic Care Management

CCM for Rural Health Clinics (Updates & Trends)

By: Daniel Godla
May 28th, 2019

The ThoroughCare team was excited to attend the conference of the National Association of Rural Health Clinics (NARHC) in San Antonio Texas last spring. The conference represented over 400 participants from Rural Health Clinics across the United States. We noticed 

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2019 Updates

ThoroughCare announces 4 new weekly webinars for January 2019

By: Daniel Godla
January 3rd, 2019

Happy New Years!  It's hard to believe that it's 2019 already.  

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Medicare | Chronic Care Management

CCM and the Medicare Deductible

By: Daniel Godla
January 29th, 2018

Note:  This article was originally written in January of 2018.  It has been updated on January 3, 2019 for the new 2019 Medicare Deductible.  With the start of a new year, practices are ramping up their CCM programs.  Patients are still working towards their "New Years Resolutions" of being healthier.  Plus, with an increase of "sick visits" during these winter months, it's the perfect time to promote Annual Wellness Visits and Chronic Care Management (CCM).

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Medicare | Chronic Care Management | 2018 Updates

RHCs and FQHCs are finally the winners in the yearly battle for better CCM Reimbursements

By: Daniel Godla
December 11th, 2017

When Medicare began the CCM (Chronic Care Management) program in 2015, practices everywhere benefited from profitable new incentives for managing their chronic Medicare patients.

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ThoroughCare - now GA with athenahealth

By: Daniel Godla
December 5th, 2016

On December, 1, 2016, athenahealth announced that ThoroughCare's CCM software is now GA (Generally Available) through the athenahealth MDP marketplace.

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