Practice Choice

Some ICD-10 Insight

Posted 11:28 am by & filed under CureMD, ICD-10, Latest Healthcare News, Lytec MD, Lytec Practice Management, Medicare, Practice Choice, Software, Why MediPro

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

Posted 05:43 pm by & filed under ICD-10, Latest Healthcare News, Lytec MD, Lytec Practice Management, Medicaid, Medicare, Practice Choice

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

Posted 03:08 pm by & filed under ICD-10, Latest Healthcare News, Lytec Practice Management, Medicaid, Medicare, Practice Choice, Uncategorized

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?

Posted 09:00 am by & filed under Lytec MD, Meaningful Use, Practice Choice, Software, Uncategorized, Why MediPro

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

Posted 01:51 pm by & filed under Lytec MD, Lytec Practice Management, Meaningful Use, Practice Choice, Software, Uncategorized, Why MediPro

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 »