The New Face of Chronic Care Management08 June 2011
MagnaCare has published this white paper, which points out that over 75% of total healthcare spending in the US will focus on chronic care management in the 21st century.
While the goal of chronic care management remains the same, the focus has changed. More employers are taking an upfront role in providing chronic care management to their employees. Chronic conditions account for 25% of all medical costs, and an employee with a longstanding illness can mean higher healthcare expenses and lower productivity.
This paper defines effective chronic care management and explains how it has changed over the years.
The New Face of Chronic Care Management