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Building A Chronic Care Management Program That Can Scale | Ajay Gehlot, MD, MBA

Building A Chronic Care Management Program That Can Scale | Ajay Gehlot, MD, MBA

Updated :
April 1, 2024

Reducing emergency by 30% with CCM

Chronically ill patients in the US account for 81% of all hospital admissions, 76% of all physician visits and 90% of the $3.5 trillion of the US health budget. In 2015 Medicare began reimbursing clinicians for managing these complex patients via telehealth technology or Chronic Care Management (CCM). It has proven to increase patient engagement with their health and to reduce emergency hospital admissions by 30%.

CareConnect Health is one of the largest primary care providers in the state of Georgia. Join a live webinar with CEO Ajay Gehlot, MD, MBA to learn how to plan for a successful chronic care management program. We will discuss:

  • Steps to starting a chronic care management (CCM) program
  • Telehealth technology considerations and limitations for CCM
  • Preparing to reach and engage eligible participants
  • Grant funding tips

Start taking advantage of Medicare CCM codes to grow your preventative health services and achieve better care while reducing burden on staff.



Ajay Gehlot, MD, MBA is the Chief Executive Officer and Clinical Director of CareConnect Health. He has been the driving force at CareConnect Health in adopting Technology to improve access, quality, and performance of healthcare services. His vision and strategy to transform health care through technology is to keep the patients at the center of any innovation, and take into account the human nature and physicality of both patients and providers.

CareConnect Health is one of the largest primary health care providers in state of Georgia, providing comprehensive primary care services in Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Obstetrics-Gynecology, Infectious Diseases, Dentistry, and Behavioral Health. Under his leadership and direction, CareConnect Health grew from 3 primary care offices in 2005 to 41 Primary care offices in 2021, while simultaneously delivering high quality health care services.

Dr. Gehlot serves as a Board of Director for Georgia Primary Care Association, and serves as member of Peach State Health Provider Advisory Group, Peach State Health Quality Improvement Advisory Council, and Georgia State office of Rural Health and Primary Care.

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