Reports show 2017 Medicare payment adjustments

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Two new reports are now available with information on 2015 cost and quality data that indicate which physicians or practices will see related Medicare payment adjustments in 2017. The 2015 Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) Feedback Reports and 2015 Annual Quality and Resource Use Reports (QRUR) were released on Sept. 26. lenskart coupon The Centers… Read more »

Plans for the Quality Payment Program in 2017: Pick Your Pace

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As published on the CMS Blog 9/8/16 By Andy Slavitt, Acting Administrator of CMS   As the baby boom generation ages, 10,000 people enter the Medicare program each day. Facing that demand, it is essential that Medicare continues to support physicians in delivering high-quality patient care. This includes increasing its focus on patient outcomes and… Read more »

Surescripts: E-Prescribing of Controlled Substances Jumps 600 Percent

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The number of transactions over the Surescripts network increased by 48 percent in 2015, according to the company’s 2015 National Progress Report. Surescripts performed 9.7 billion secure health data transactions in 2015, including 1.4 billion electronic prescriptions, 1.05 billion medication histories and 15.3 million clinical messages. Last year, after processing 6.5 billion transactions, it reported its volume… Read more »

A popular EHR doesn’t mean it’s a better EHR

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It appears that some users of a well-known Electronic Health Record (EHR) company are getting quite the jolt after a forced upgrade to a new software version which appears to have caused discord and work flow issues for some medical practices. My extended empathies to those whose daily operations are greatly affected and continue the… Read more »

6 Time Wasters That Could Be Happening In Your Medical Practice

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At the turn of 2016, MediPro made a New Year’s resolution to help medical practices and billing services become more efficient.  We’ve made some headway thus far but there is much more that needs to be done. So I’ve identified some “Time Wasters” that occur in medical offices–which through the use of technology can definitely… Read more »

Does the concept of FREE Medical Software exist in the Healthcare Marketplace?

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Who doesn’t love a bargain?  I like saving money just like the next person but have you ever thought as to how a FREE product could eventually affect your business?  Can you really trust your livelihood, making payroll, and managing patient care with a FREE medical software program?  Those who say ‘yes’ are more than… Read more »

Coping With the No-Shows

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by Physicians Weekly | May 18, 2016 5,941. Are you kidding me? Disturbed by a rising no-show rate in our residents’ practices, we ran the numbers the other day. Looking back over the past year, we discovered something remarkable, and worrisome, about patients scheduling appointments in our practice. Surprisingly, that number, 5941, represents those patients… Read more »

Doctors, hospitals can charge more than $6.50 for electronic records, Civil Rights Office says

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Providers are permitted to calculate the actual cost of electronic copies of records, and charge for those costs, OCR clarified. The Office for Civil Rights, a division of the United States Department of Health and Human Services, today (5/24/16) clarified that doctors and hospitals can charge more than $6.50 to provide patients an electronic copy… Read more »