5 Ways to Increase Payer Reimbursements for Your Medical Practice

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Many medical practices are looking for ways to increase payer reimbursement as they adjust to the new health care industry landscape. You may have noticed that some of the latest trends (2013, 2014) have increased the financial pressures experienced by medical practices. The number of Medicaid patients has increased, but processing the claims for these… Read more »

8 Signs Your Practice Management Software is Outdated

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Are you concerned that your practice management software is outdated? If so, you’re not alone. A 2014 survey conducted by Software Advice has concluded that 63 percent of the medical practices that are already using practice management software are looking to buy new software this year. Not sure if it’s time to trade in your… Read more »

New MLN Connects Video Slideshow

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The video slideshow from the 11/05/14 MLN Connects™ Call on Transitioning to ICD-10 is now available. The written transcript and audio recording are also available on the November 5 call web page. You may also be interested in a new MLN Connects video slideshow on Coding for ICD-10-CM: More of the Basics, presented by Sue Bowman… Read more »

New CMS MLN Connects ICD-10 Video

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Source: CMS News Updates In this MLN Connects™ video on Coding for ICD-10-CM: More of the Basics, Sue Bowman from the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and Nelly Leon-Chisen from the American Hospital Association (AHA) provide a basic introduction to ICD-10-CM coding. The objective of this video is to enhance viewers’ understanding of the… Read more »

Learn How to Successfully Report Clinical Quality Measures for 2014

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Source: CMS eHealth News Updates Are you an eligible professional participating in the Medicare EHR Incentive Program? If so, CMS encourages you to join the next eHealth provider webinar on Wednesday, December 17, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. ET for an overview of 2014 clinical quality measures (CQMs) and reporting options. CMS representatives will… Read more »

Learn More about Clinical Documentation Improvement to Support ICD-10 Readiness

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With less than one year until the October 1, 2015, ICD-10 compliance date, now is the time to focus on clinical documentation improvement (CDI). ICD-10 offers greater specificity than ICD-9, allowing documentation to be translated into an accurate and clear clinical picture. Find out how to be sure that your documentation practices are ready for… Read more »

New CMS MLN Connects PQRS Video

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Want to learn more about the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS)? Watch The CMS Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) Program: What Medicare Eligible Professionals Need to Know in 2014 video. This MLN Connects™ video presentation gives an overview of the Medicare PQRS program requirements. Eligible professionals who satisfactorily participate in the PQRS program can earn… Read more »

Register for 11/25 Webinar on 2016 Medicare Payment Adjustments

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Join the eHealth Provider Webinar to Learn about Medicare Quality Reporting Programs and Avoiding 2016 Payment Adjustments Join CMS for the next eHealth provider webinar on Tuesday, November 25, from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. ET for an overview of the 2016 negative payment adjustments for several Medicare Quality Reporting Programs. This presentation will cover… Read more »

Join CMS on 12/2 to Learn More About the 2015 PFS Final Rule

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Join CMS on December 2, 2014 from 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. ET for a National Provider Call on changes to the Physician Quality Reporting Programs in the 2015 Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) final rule, including the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS), Value-based Payment Modifier (VM), Physician Compare, Medicare Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program,… Read more »

The Patient Portal: Your 24-Hour Virtual Employee

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Many medical practices doubt the benefits of a patient portal. They think they won’t have time to deal with the influx of notifications or doubt that patients will even use the portal. However, as patient portals become more and more common, practices are realizing that the portal actually acts like a 24-hour virtual employee, streamlining… Read more »