Medicaid

Ringing in Zip, Zero, Zilch

Posted 09:05 pm by & filed under Articles, CureMD, HIPAA, ICD-10, Latest Healthcare News, Meaningful Use, Medicaid, Medicare, PQRS, Services, Software, Why MediPro

For those I haven’t had the pleasure of visiting with in the first 15 days of the month, Happy New Year!  I’m excited about what 2016 will bring to medical practices and billing services over the next 350 days. After peering inside the plethora of healthcare news, I found some recurring hot topics that we’ll… Read more »

Meaningful Use Hardship Exceptions Bill Signed into Law

Posted 02:40 pm by & filed under Articles, Latest Healthcare News, Meaningful Use, Medicaid, Medicare

Providers will have an easier time claiming a meaningful use hardship exception now that S.2425 has been signed into law. Earlier this week, President Barack Obama signed into law the Patient Access and Medicare Protection Act (S. 2425), according to a White House press release. 2425 covers legislation regarding Medicare payments for certain rehabilitation technologies,… Read more »

Providers Urged to Monitor ICD-10 Claims; Challenge Denials

Posted 02:50 pm by & filed under Articles, ICD-10, Latest Healthcare News, Medicaid, Medicare

Although it’s still early in the process, the transition to the ICD-10 coding system by all accounts is unfolding more smoothly than many observers expected. Reports nonetheless indicate that unexpected denials may be occurring. As a result, McKesson experts recommend that providers continually monitor their revenue cycle to determine if claims are being inadvertently rejected… Read more »

Overcoming barriers to new models of care

Posted 08:52 pm by & filed under Articles, Latest Healthcare News, Medicaid, Medicare

Physicians are looking to new models of care delivery and payment as a proven means of keeping patients healthier and reducing health care costs. Recent legislation opens the door for new models, and provides funding to physicians who adopt them. But two key barriers still need to be broken down. Changing the way care is… Read more »

RelayHealth reports over $25 billion in claims processed since October 1

Posted 09:13 pm by & filed under Articles, ICD-10, Latest Healthcare News, Lytec Practice Management, Medicaid, Medicare, Services

Since October 1, RelayHealth Financial has successfully processed more than 13 million of your hospital and physician ICD-10 claims, totaling more than $25 billion. This is good news!  “RelayHealth Financial has led the industry with investments such as a comprehensive ICD-10 testing program and ICD-10 Central’s real-time analytics dashboard to help ensure a smooth transition… Read more »