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CONNECTED CARE: NEW EDUCATIONAL INITIATIVE TO RAISE AWARENESS OF CHRONIC CARE MANAGEMENT

March 24, 2017

The CMS Office of Minority Health and the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy at the Health Resources and Service Administration introduced Connected Care, an educational initiative to raise awareness of the benefits of Chronic Care Management (CCM) services for Medicare beneficiaries with multiple chronic conditions and to provide health care professionals with support to implement CCM programs.

As part of this initiative, new resources are available to help educate patients and provide information for health care professionals, including:

•Toolkit for health care professionals with detailed information about CCM and resources to help providers implement CCM
•Partner toolkit that includes downloadable resources and suggested activities to get involved in the Connected Care initiative
•Patient education resources, including a poster and postcard that can be used in a clinical or community setting

Connected Care Webpage


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