About DMCCU | Providers – Amerigroup

About DMCCU

Our Disease Management Centralized Care Unit (DMCCU) is based on a system of coordinated care management interventions and communications designed to assist physicians and others in managing members with chronic conditions.

DMCCU services include:

  • A holistic, member-centric approach to disease management* focusing on the needs of the member
  • Motivational interviewing techniques used in conjunction with member self-empowerment
  • Disease Management programs** for:
    • Behavioral Health Conditions
    • Substance Abuse Disorder
    • Heart Conditions
    • Diabetes
    • HIV/AIDS
    • Pulmonary Conditions

In addition, we assist with the management of prenatal cases in high-risk populations.

* Programs offered may vary by market

** Population Health in Tennessee

The Amerigroup DMCCU and our disease management programs do not advertise, market or promote specific products or services to members or providers.

The Amerigroup DMCCU and our disease management programs do not have any financial ownership arrangements with anyone who advertises, markets, or provides the goods and services we offer.

Our programs feature:

  • Proactive population identification processes
  • Evidence-based national practice guidelines
  • Collaborative practice models to include physician and support-service providers in treatment planning for members
  • Continuous patient self-management education, including primary prevention, behavior modification programs and compliance/surveillance, as well as home visits and case management for high-risk members
  • Process and outcomes measurement, evaluation and management
  • Ongoing communication with providers regarding patient status