What we are hearing about ANSI 5010: Common Rejections

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The ANSI 5010 standards for electronic healthcare claims went into effect on January 1, 2012. Payers – including Medicare, TRICARE and some state Medicaid plans – are currently rejecting claims that are not in the 5010 standard format. Rejections typically occur because of the fields or data elements listed below. **To help prevent 5010 rejections,… Read more »

Meaningful Use Attestation Process and EHR Incentive Audits

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This article was posted December 13, 2011 by Jim Tate Meaningful Use Attestation: A Word to the Wise The CMS EHR Incentive Program is going full bore. Over $390,000,000 was paid out in November alone by Medicare to Eligible Professionals (EP) and Eligible Hospitals (EH). That doesn’t even include the Medicaid incentives. Seems like every… Read more »

The Effects of the ICD-10 Transition on Provider Practices

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With the ICD-10 transition approaching, you may be wondering what will change in your practice. The ICD-10 transition affects everyone covered by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), even those who do not submit Medicare claims. If you are a provider, here are a few of the many areas where the transition to… Read more »

Medicare EHR Incentive Payments to Be Issued

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The First Medicare Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Payments Will Be Issued This Week The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is pleased to announce that incentive payments for the Medicare EHR Incentive Program will be sent out this week! Providers who have successfully attested to having met meaningful use, and who have met… Read more »

ePrescribing increases 72% in 2010

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Yesterday, Surescripts released its annual progress report on ePrescribing, which reported across the board increases in prescriptions being routed electronically, electronic responses to requests for prescription benefit information, and prescription histories being delivered to prescribers. One of the reports most salient findings was the 72 percent rise in prescriptions being routed electronically from 191 million… Read more »