4 Areas Better Practices Perform Better

MGMA: 4 management areas in which better performers excel October 28, 2014 | By Debra Beaulieu-Volk There are common traits among better-performing medical practices, according to data from the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) released at this year’s annual meeting in Las Vegas. In particular, groups earning the “better performing” designation held sharp focus in the…

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Fix Healthcare Problems

11 CEOs Describe The Top Problems They Would Like to Fix

Eleven health system CEOs pinpoint the one industry problem they wish they could solve overnight. Joel Allison, CEO of Dallas-based Baylor Scott & White Health “I would like to provide a way for all people to have access to safe, quality, affordable care.” David Bailey, MD, MBA, president and CEO of Jacksonville, Fla.-based children’s health…

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SGR Reform Fix

2015 Medicare fee schedule offers new care coordination, telehealth codes

Primary care providers will receive more payments for care coordination and telehealth services under the 2015 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Systems (CMS) October 31. Physicians will be able to receive $40.39 per month per qualifying patient for care coordination management starting in January 2015. Services include…

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Free Infographic – How to Get Paid for the New Chronic Care Management Code

Infographic – How to Get Paid for the New Chronic Care Management Code

Outstanding infographic from Kathy McCoy on the new chronic care coding.  Enjoy. Click here to view original web page at www.healthfusion.com

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4 Areas Better Practices Perform Better

MGMA: 4 management areas in which better performers excel October 28, 2014 | By Debra Beaulieu-Volk There are common traits among better-performing medical practices, according to data from the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) released at this year’s annual meeting in Las Vegas. In particular, groups earning the “better performing” designation held sharp focus in the…

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Be Awesome

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Make Excellence Your Habit

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EHR Incentive Program Announcements

EHR attestation system, product list updated; CMS to host call on flexibility rule

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has updated its attestation system for the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Record Incentive Programs to fully support the flexibility options included in the 2014 Certified EHR Technology Flexibility Rule. The rule provided additional options for eligible hospitals and physicians to meet meaningful use requirements in 2014 in…

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Physicians are being heavily penalized for overbilling! Are you at risk?

Physicians are being heavily penalized for overbilling! Are you at risk?

Oops another Medicare scandal has rocked the healthcare industry! Every now and then a Medicare scandal hits the headline and sends the healthcare industry into, a, frenzy. Ranging from carefully orchestrated scams to genuine mistakes and oversights, Medicare inspections and fines have almost become de-rigeur. Recently a Michigan based gynaecologist was in the news for…

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Are You Ready for New HIPAA Audits? – HDM Top Stories Article | Health Data Management

Are You Ready for New HIPAA Audits? – HDM Top Stories Article | Health Data Management.

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