Medicaid

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

Posted 01:05 pm by & filed under Medicaid, Medicare, Services, Why MediPro

The RCM Workflow Process Revenue Cycle Management (RCM) is the financial process, leveraging the power of medical billing software to track patient care experiences from registration and appointment scheduling to the final payment. RCM unites the business and clinical sides of your practice by merging administrative information such as patient and insurance provider data, with… Read more »

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

Posted 03:35 pm by & filed under CureMD, Latest Healthcare News, Lytec MD, Meaningful Use, Medicaid, Medicare, Practice Choice, Software

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 »

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

Posted 09:27 am by & filed under Latest Healthcare News, Medicaid, Medicare

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 »

ICD-10 claims denial rate at 1.6 percent, RelayHealth reports

Posted 07:48 pm by & filed under ANSI 5010, ICD-10, Latest Healthcare News, Medicaid, Medicare, Press Releases

Denial rates for ICD-10 claims are at about 1.6 percent, according to a report by RelayHealth Financial. Out of about 262 million claims processed between Oct. 1, 2015, and Feb. 15, 2016, which totaled $810 billion, 1.6 percent were denied, according to an announcement¬†from the revenue cycle management solutions organization. The numbers show there has… Read more »

Office-Based Docs' Use of Certified EHRs Increasing, CDC Data Show

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Nearly 75% of office-based providers in 2014 had a certified electronic health record system, up from 68% in 2013, according to new CDC data, STAT News‘ “Morning Rounds” reports (Thielking, “Morning Rounds,” STAT News, 1/27). Eligible professionals must use EHRs certified by the federal government under the meaningful use program. The program was created under… Read more »