MACRA, The New Payment Reform: How To Avoid Penalties

MACRA

 

Welcome to the world of MACRA!  In this video webinar the EHR team explains the difference between MIPS and APM as well as the requirements they have.  Changes from existing programs (MU & PQRS) happening in MIPS are discussed and suggestions for practice work flow to meet the requirements are provided.  

From Paper to Paperless

As electronic health records are becoming the norm for clinical settings such as hospitals, there are still many that are in transition. Paper communication still occurs while health care professional adjust to the digital methods of data basing. Types of issues to consider during this transition are the security requirements and strict privacy policies of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and the more recent Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act.

How to Defend Your Network Against the Ransomware Virus

Think like a detective. A loved one is in the hospital and (Most Healthcare Practices). You are visiting and the normal daily processes are continuing about like nothing is wrong. A conversation between two nurses catches your ear. They mention briefly about some information being held for ransom and no one can access their computers.

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EHR Incentive Programs: 2015 through 2017 (Modified Stage 2) Overview

 

CMS recently released a final rule that specifies criteria that eligible professionals (EPs), eligible hospitals, and critical access hospitals (CAHs) must meet in order to continue to participate in the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Programs.

CMS Meaningful Use Glitch Might be Costly for Physicians

A technical glitch in the reporting system of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services meaningful use (MU) program could be costly for physicians.

A CMS rule, published Aug. 29, let Electronic Heath Records (EHR) users show compliance with the meaningful use program using older forms of software technology, provided they comply  by Oct.

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Data Breach at Three Hospitals in Bergen County NJ

The Valley Hospital, Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, and Holy Name Medical Center all use Medical Management LLC of North Carolina for emergency department physician billing.  An employee who worked at this company from February 2013 through March 2015 was passing on the names, Social Security numbers and birth dates of patients at these three facilities. 

Medical Billing Software

With the healthcare billing cycle now entirely digitized, outpatient facilities need medical billing software that provides accessible and efficient interaction. Additionally, physicians will need software that’s in line with new compliance guidance and regulatory mandates.

EMR Software

Microwize Technology provides top EMR software products, including Allscripts and McKesson, and the experience and resources physicians need to bring their facilities into a new era of medical technology.

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