CMS Guidance on Meaningful Use Objectives

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Source: CMS – EHR Incentive Programs Review Updated Information on Reporting Menu Objectives CMS has released updated guidance on the how eligible professionals should select menu objectives for the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Programs. We encourage you to stay informed by taking a few minutes to review the information below. Guidance… Read more »

5 Ways to Increase Payer Reimbursements for Your Medical Practice

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Many medical practices are looking for ways to increase payer reimbursement as they adjust to the new health care industry landscape. You may have noticed that some of the latest trends (2013, 2014) have increased the financial pressures experienced by medical practices. The number of Medicaid patients has increased, but processing the claims for these… Read more »

New CMS MLN Connects ICD-10 Video

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Source: CMS News Updates In this MLN Connects™ video on Coding for ICD-10-CM: More of the Basics, Sue Bowman from the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and Nelly Leon-Chisen from the American Hospital Association (AHA) provide a basic introduction to ICD-10-CM coding. The objective of this video is to enhance viewers’ understanding of the… Read more »

Learn How to Successfully Report Clinical Quality Measures for 2014

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Source: CMS eHealth News Updates Are you an eligible professional participating in the Medicare EHR Incentive Program? If so, CMS encourages you to join the next eHealth provider webinar on Wednesday, December 17, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. ET for an overview of 2014 clinical quality measures (CQMs) and reporting options. CMS representatives will… Read more »

Learn More about Clinical Documentation Improvement to Support ICD-10 Readiness

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With less than one year until the October 1, 2015, ICD-10 compliance date, now is the time to focus on clinical documentation improvement (CDI). ICD-10 offers greater specificity than ICD-9, allowing documentation to be translated into an accurate and clear clinical picture. Find out how to be sure that your documentation practices are ready for… Read more »