Grand Rounds – Transitional Care Management

Event Date & Time

July 20, 2022 at 12:30pm - 1:30pm



Event Details:


Transitions of patient care from hospitals, extended care facilities and psychiatric facilities can be very complicated. Ensuring patients receive the medications, equipment, and other support they may need after discharge is imperative for patient safety. In this presentation, Dr. Corona will provide an overview of transitional care management, it’s origin, evolving history and current guidelines to meet CMS standards. Finally, her presentation will discuss how the primary care provider should code visits to capture reimbursement for all the extended services provided.


  1.  Explain the purpose of Transitional Care Management (TCM) and how it originated.
  2.  Identify benefits of structured Transition of Care Management for the adult population.
  3.  Summarize Medicare rules and regulations of Transitional Care Management.
  4.  Identify the contents of Transitional Care Management: (1) Communication, (2) non-face-to-face services, and (3) the face-to-face visit.

Financial Disclosures:

Betty Corona, DNP has no financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose.

The Family & Community Medicine Professional Development and Grand Rounds Committee members (Mark Nadeau, MD, Marcy Wiemers, MD, Maria Del Pilar Montañez Villacampa, MD, Christine Song, DO, Nehman Andry, MD, Gabriela Gibson-Lopez, PsyD, Margaret Finley, MD, Yun Shi, MD, Stacy Ogbeide, PsyD, Lauren Fuller, MD, and Nichole Rubio) have no financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose.

The Family & Community Medicine Professional Development and Grand Rounds Committee member Carlos Roberto Jaén, MD has disclosed he receives royalties from General Practice and Family Medicine for being UpToDate Editor-in-Chief.

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (1.00 hours), Non-Physician Participation Credit (1.00 hours)

Target Audience:

Specialties – Primary Care; Family Medicine  
Faculty, residents, other health care providers and staff from our department; physicians and health care providers from San Antonio and South Texas; and medical students in our third-year clerkship and fourth year rotations. 


The UT Health Science Center San Antonio is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation:

The UT Health Science Center San Antonio designates this live activity up to a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nurses and other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Attendance. For information on applicability and acceptance, please consult your professional licensing board.


For activity related questions, please contact:

Name: Nichole Rubio- FCM Grand Rounds Coordinator


For CME general questions, please contact:

Ph: (210) 567-4445

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About the Speaker(s)

Dr. Betty Corona

Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner
Inpatient Residency Service
Director of Clinical Safety, Effectiveness and Quality Improvement
Assistant Professor-Clinical
Certified Professional in Patient Safety - Institute of Healthcare Improvement
Department of Family and Community Medicine
University of Texas Health Science Center