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What counts as a transition of care?
Many time a post-discharge Transitional Care Management Service can be integrated into an existing CCM program.
What are the CPT Codes for billing?
99495 ~$164 for non-facility setting ~$135 for facility setting
99496 ~$231 for non-facility setting ~$197
What services a Consultant Pharmacist could offer to patients undergoing Transitions of Care?
How can you put a program like this together?
A consultant pharmacist in an off site setting such as a community pharmacy or independent consulting firm could provide the primary touch point for a patient in the 48 hours post discharge.
This consultant would need to be engaged in a financial relationship with the physicians office and generally needs to be under a collaborative practice agreement, though not exclusively necessary.
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Blair Green Thielemier, PharmD is an independent consultant pharmacist living in Arkansas with her husband and two children. Her latest project is the host and producer of pharmacy’s first virtual conference, the Elevate Pharmacy Virtual Summit in partnership with the NCPA Innovation Center. She is the founder of Pharmapreneur Academy, an online e-Course and Community where she guides pharmacist-entrepreneurs through the process and barriers of building a pharmacy consulting business. She is the author of How to Build a Pharmacy Consulting Business and facilitates in-person Business Planning Workshops and Mastermind Retreats for female Pharmapreneurs across the country. More information about Dr. Thielemier can be found on her website.