Some ICD-10 Insight

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At this point, it’s a good idea to conduct one last check to re-confirm if your payers will be ready to accept ICD-10 codes on 10/1, your respective clearinghouse testing has been completed, the physicians and staff in your group are comfortable with the new code set, and your medical software is ready.  If you… Read more »

Clarifying Questions and Answers Related to the July 6, 2015 CMS/AMA Joint Announcement and Guidance Regarding ICD-10 Flexibilities – UPDATE

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As circulated by CMS on 7/31/15: On July 6, 2015, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the American Medical Association (AMA) released a joint statement about their efforts to help the provider community get ready for ICD-10. This statement included guidance from CMS that allows for flexibility in the claims auditing and… 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 »

Does the Use of Electronic Health Records Really Improve Medical Office Workflow?

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Are you considering investing in an EHR/EMR this year, but aren’t sure if switching to a new system is worth the hassle? Are you concerned that the transition will not actually improve your medical office workflow, but rather will be a burden on your staff? To answer these questions, we checked out studies on the… Read more »

Top Three Ways to Increase Patient Engagement Without Burning Out Your Staff

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As coding changes and regulation compliance issues continue to escalate, medical offices are searching for ways to handle the increasing demands. As physicians and office staff attempt to juggle the avalanche of requirements, patient-physician engagement can suffer. When your staff is too busy doing paperwork to properly greet patients, or when physicians become so overwhelmed… Read more »

Tips for Choosing Podiatry Templates

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If you are a podiatrist or run a podiatry office, you know how important it is to keep current with record keeping standards. You have to interact with hospitals, surgery centers, pharmacies and fellow medical practitioners. You also need to offer modern patient communication options and comply with ever-changing government medical practice regulations like HIPAA… Read more »

Medicare EPs Must Attest by March 31 at 11:59 pm ET to Receive 2013 Incentive

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March 6, 2014: From the CMS Newsletter Due to the large volume of providers attesting, please submit your data as soon as possible and during non-peak hours to avoid system delays. If you are an eligible professional, the last day you can register and attest to demonstrating meaningful use for the 2013 Medicare EHR Incentive… Read more »