Chronic Care Management

Primary Care, Psychiatry, and Behavioral Health located in Tucson, AZ

Chronic Care Management
Chronic Care Management services offered in Tucson, AZ

Roughly 80% of older adults have at least one chronic disease, and around 68% have two or more. If you’re in either of these groups, the specialists at Priority Medical Group in Tucson, Arizona, can develop a personalized chronic care management plan just for you. They use chronic care management (CCM), a U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) program for people with multiple chronic illnesses. Call to schedule an appointment or book online today.

What is chronic care management?

Chronic care management (CCM) is a group of services that you can get to help improve your well-being if you have any long-term or chronic diseases. While many people, especially older adults, have just one chronic disease, a staggering number of others have two or more chronic diagnoses. 

No matter the number of chronic conditions you have, the experts at Priority Medical Group make sure you get the personalized care you need. With extra services like house calls and telemedicine available for your convenience, you can stay on track with top-tier, attentive chronic care. 

Who needs chronic care management?

CCM benefits anyone who has one or more chronic diseases, which are illnesses or conditions that affect you for one year or longer. Many chronic illnesses are lifelong conditions that require ongoing care, and your needs within your care plan can evolve with time. 

You might benefit from collaborative chronic care management at Priority Medical Group if you have:

  • Heart disease
  • Chronic lung disease
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Diabetes
  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Arthritis
  • Cancer

There are countless other chronic illnesses, and your provider at Priority Medical Group makes sure you have an accurate diagnosis. By managing your illness with help from highly trained health care providers, you can improve your overall well-being, manage symptoms, and reduce complications. 

What does chronic care management entail?

Priority Medical Group offers many innovative services that can improve your day-to-day life while living with a chronic disease. Your individualized care plan might involve:

Medication management

It’s likely that you’ll need to take one or more medications to manage a chronic illness or its symptoms. Your provider can prescribe your medication and adjust the dosage as they see fit. 

Remote monitoring and telemedicine

Remote monitoring allows your provider to keep track of your condition from afar using technology. You use connected medical devices to perform tests on a routine basis and send the data to your provider. Remote monitoring is part of telemedicine, which is health care using technology, including remote video call appointments. 

Lifestyle changes

Changing your lifestyle in favor of healthier behaviors can make a huge difference in how you feel and function when you have a chronic disease. 

House calls

If your chronic illness causes you to be homebound, your provider can come to you for your appointments with house calls. 

If you have any chronic conditions that affect your health for longer than a year, call Priority Medical Group or book an appointment online for chronic care management today.

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