For 2020, Medicare expands and refines Remote Physiologic Monitoring

In 2019, Medicare began to pay for clinics to monitor their patients remotely, under its Chronic Care Remote Physiologic Monitoring (RPM) program.  Recently finalized rules for 2020 expand the opportunity, while refining, if only slightly, what kind of care is expected. 

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Self-monitoring of Blood Glucose (SMBG): Making it simple & actionable for PWD on basal insulin

For people with diabetes (PWD), initiating basal insulin can be a very scary and complicated process. As clinicians, we all try to help PWD prioritize self-management activities that are necessary to make therapy adjustments including basal insulin titration.
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Overcoming therapeutic inertia with the help of technology

Therapeutic inertia is a multifactorial challenge for all of us in diabetes care. It relates to so much more than just failure to initiate or escalate therapy, and it involves many players - people with diabetes (PWD), healthcare providers (HCPs), health systems and payers.    

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