ICD-10 Basics for Medical Practices (cms.gov)

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The switch to ICD-10 may seem far in the future but don’t let it sneak up on you. Prepare now to avoid panic before the deadline hits! 1. Identify your current systems and work processes that use ICD-9 codes 2. Talk with your practice management system vendor about accommodations for ICD-10 codes 3. Discuss implementation… 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 »

New Meaningful Use Materials Posted to the CMS EHR Website

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New Attestation Resources Have Been Posted CMS has developed attestation worksheets to help providers successfully attest to meeting meaningful use through the CMS web-based attestation system. These attestation worksheets allow eligible professionals (EPs), eligible hospitals, and critical access hospitals (CAHs) to log additional data for core and menu measures that might not be obtained only… Read more »

McKesson Named Among “Most Admired” Companies by FORTUNE Magazine

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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 showbox Group, is given to top executives, directors and financial analysts to identify the companies that enjoy the… Read more »

Meaningful Use Registration Link

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If any MediPro clients who has Lytec MD or SuiteMed software contact us and want to know how to register for Meaningful Use, please send them the following link: http://www.cms.gov/EHRIncentivePrograms/20_RegistrationandAttestation.asp#TopOfPage This has the Medicare and Medicaid step by step registration user guides as well as the link to initiate the registration process.  We plan on… Read more »

McKesson Lytec MD Receives ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 Certification

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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 »