EHR Incentive Programs: Learn More About Patient Electronic Access Requirements

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If you are an eligible professional participating in the EHR Incentive Programs, you will be required to meet Patient Electronic Access measures.  Patients’ access to their EHRs can help them make more informed decisions about their health care and improve efficiencies in health care delivery. In order to meet 2014 Stage 1 requirements, you must… Read more »

CMS Publishes Final Rule for Meaningful Use Flexibility

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Stage 2 of the Meaningful Use incentive program will be extended through 2016 for certain providers and Stage 3 will begin in 2017 for providers who first became meaningful users of electronic health records in 2011 or 2012 based on a final rule announced today by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. The rule, set… Read more »

2014 CQM Electronic Reporting Guides for Eligible Professionals

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2014 CQM Electronic Reporting Guides for Eligible Professionals and Eligible Hospitals Are you an eligible professional or eligible hospital participating in the Medicare EHR Incentive Program? If so, CMS has posted new two materials to help you report clinical quality measures (CQMs) in 2014, including: An Introduction to EHR Incentive Programs for Eligible Professionals: 2014… Read more »

CMS News: Open Payments System Reopens, Extends Physician Registration and Review Period

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CMS announced today that the Open Payments system is once again available for physicians and teaching hospitals to register, review and, as needed, dispute financial payment information received from health care manufacturers. The system was taken offline on August 3 to resolve a technical issue. To account for system down time, CMS is extending the… Read more »

Unhappy With Your EHR/EMR?

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Have you invested in an EHR/EMR but are unhappy with the results?  Are you frustrated with your new system?  Getting complaints from your staff?  The following are common complaints medical providers have about their EHR/EMRs and solutions for these obstacles. Your EHR Inhibits Instead of Streamlines Office Workflow If your new software gets in the… Read more »

Need Help Attaining Meaningful Use Stages 1 & 2?

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Have you considered upgrading to an EHR/EMR system that is certified for Meaningful Use so you can qualify for incentive payments?  Have you already qualified for Meaningful Use Stage 1, and now you’re struggling to attest for Stage 2?  Wherever you are in the process – just getting started or halfway to attestation for Stage… Read more »

Why EHR/EMR Usage Rose 21% in 2013

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If you run a small medical practice, you may be skeptical of the move to Electronic Health Records/Electronic Medical Records. You might think there’s a lot of hype around the topic of Meaningful Use and going digital. If you are still using paper records and limited software to run your office, asking your IT support… Read more »

New PQRS Resources Added to CMS eHealth University

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Source: CMS eHealth News Update – Thursday, June 5, 2014 Are you eligible to participate in the 2014 Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS)? CMS has added several new intermediate-level materials to eHealth University to help you successfully participate in PQRS and receive an incentive payment. These include: EHR Reporting Made Simple – Outlines EHR-based reporting… Read more »