The gradually maturing discipline of affective neuroscience is beginning to showcase emotion as much more than a simple reaction to stimuli. Biologists are beginning to accurately predict behavioral states from emotional databanks. Psychologists are collaborating with technologists and neurologists to define a new wave of behavioral health studies, and the results may affect us sooner than we think.
CMS continues to encourage and financially incentivize providers to implement Medicare chronic care management (CCM) programs. A few big-picture numbers help explain why.