Top Lessons for an EHR Implementation

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Top Lessons For An EHR Implementation

Medical records are at the center of every doctor’s practice, which makes an EHR implementation both critical and stressful at the same time. Everything doctors do revolves around these records, so changing systems introduces an understandable level of stress. As long as you follow a few basic guidelines, you can trust that your EHR system… Read more »

A tool that can actually help your RCM Workflow process…not hinder it

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Now more than ever independent clinicians need to remain steadfast regarding their practice’s financial health.  With decreasing payouts from insurance companies, demanding government healthcare initiatives, and increasing A/R…how does one even begin to initiate an internal proactive process? We have a tool that comes standard with one of our RelayHealth Clearinghouse options called Financial Diagnostics…. Read more »

Avoiding The WannaCry Ransomware Attack

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WannaCry Ransomware

On Friday the WannaCry ransomware attack  affected over 75,000 machines in 99 countries across Europe.  This was one of the largest and most damaging cyberattacks in history.  This attack affected hospitals, major companies and other government agencies. Ransomware attacks are usually through email spam.  Messages are typically fake invoices, job offers or other lures which are… Read more »

MIPS Participation Status Letter

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  The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is reviewing claims and letting practices know which clinicians need to take part in MIPS, the Merit-based Incentive Payment System. MIPS is an important part of the new Quality Payment Program. In late April through May, practices will get a letter from the Medicare Administrative Contractor that… Read more »

Springtime in February?

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Hello everyone!  It has certainly been a bit since we’ve posted on our Blog.  It could be the remnants of a mild winter has affected our circadian rhythms?   Regardless of spring-like weather in February, our team has been busy at the MediPro office handling an influx of interest in the medical software products and add-on… Read more »

CMS News Update: Attest to 2016 Program Requirements by February 28

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As circulated by CMS on 1/17/17 The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Registration and Attestation System is now open. Providers participating in the Medicare EHR Incentive Program must attest to the 2016 program requirements by February 28, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. ET in order to avoid a 2018 payment adjustment. The EHR reporting period… Read more »

ICD-10 glitch leads CMS to relax physician quality penalties

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The CMS issued something of a get-out-of-Medicare-penalties-free-card for two years to physicians and group practices due to a glitch with quality reporting measures based on a recent update to the ICD-10 diagnosis and procedure codes. The CMS pointed its finger at updates that went into use Oct. 1, 2016, to the ICD-CM (Clinical Modification) and… Read more »

How to Make Your New Year’s Resolutions Stick

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It’s that celebratory time of year where people both young and old make promises to themselves to improve upon their financial status, spend more quality time with family and minimize social history documentation in their medical record. If you are like me, I have lofty aspirations to better myself so those around me can benefit… Read more »

Meaningful Use Penalty to Hit 171,000 Clinicians Next Year

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Next year 171,000 physicians, nurse practitioners, and other clinicians will take a 3% pay cut from Medicare for failing to demonstrate that they met the government’s requirements for meaningful use of an electronic health record (EHR) system in 2015, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced. Lucky Patcher for iOS Download A… Read more »

Yes, medical software qualifies for possible write-off up to $500,000!

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It’s that time of year to consult with your tax preparer or accountant to see what office deductions may be possible for the 2016 calendar year.  If you haven’t purchased your Lytec upgrade or transitioned over to the CureMD PM/EHR software yet, you better get moving! India’s biggest auto media vehicle. CarWale has dependably endeavored… Read more »