Chicago – Feb. 13, 2012 – More than two-thirds (71 percent) of the complete electronic health records (EHRs) of providers and hospitals that have successfully attested to federal meaningful use criteria and qualified for incentives through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) are dually certified under both the ONC-ATCB and the CCHIT Certified programs… Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
April 27, 2011 McKesson Corporation, the nation’s largest healthcare services and information technology company, was rated the “World’s Most Admired” company in its industry for the second consecutive year. The annual survey, conducted by FORTUNE and Hay Group, is given to top executives, directors and financial analysts to identify the companies that enjoy the strongest… Read more »
McKesson increases it’s discount on Lytec Practice Management Software to 25% off. This discount is good through 3/30/2011.
We are pleased to announce the release of Lytec 2011. Please visit http://www.medipro.com/lytec-2011/ for more a detailed list of all the new changes and features.
Electronic health record solution positions physician practices to achieve meaningful use. ATLANTA, December 8, 2010 – McKesson announced today that Lytec® MD 2011 is 2011/2012 compliant and was certified as a Complete EHR on December 6, 2010, by the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT®), an ONC-ATCB, in accordance with the applicable certification criteria… Read more »