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

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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 »

Yes, medical software qualifies for possible write-off up to $500,000!

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It’s that time of year to consult with your tax preparer or accountant to see what office deductions may be possible for the 2016 calendar year.  If you haven’t purchased your Lytec upgrade or transitioned over to the CureMD PM/EHR software yet, you better get moving! India’s biggest auto media vehicle. CarWale has dependably endeavored… 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 »

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 »

Celebrating 20 Years as a Top Medical Software Provider

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The company driven by an expansive vision for affordable medical software completes two decades in the industry. KENNESAW, Ga. (December 17, 2015) — Medical software solutions company MediPro, Inc., is pleased to be celebrating its 20th year of offering the finest electronic medical records (EMR), medical billing and practice management software in the medical industry…. Read more »

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 »

ICD-10 Compliance Date October 1, 2015

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Reminder: the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a rule finalizing Oct. 1, 2015 as the new compliance date for health care providers, health plans, and health care clearinghouses to transition to ICD-10, the tenth revision of the International Classification of Diseases. This deadline allows providers, insurance companies and others in the… 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 »