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CMS Awards Approximately $100 Million to Help Small Practices Succeed in the Quality Payment Program
CMS awarded approximately $20 million to 11 organizations for the first year of a five-year program to provide on-the-ground training and education about the Quality Payment Program for clinicians in individual or small group practices of 15 clinicians or fewer.
HIMSS 2017 Conference in Orlando – February 19-23. Highlighting what is going on in Revenue Cycle Management, from new payment models to MACRA.
By Susan Jaffe – A federal judge has accepted Medicare’s plans to try once more to correct a commonly held misconception that beneficiaries are eligible for coverage for physical and occupational therapy and other skilled care only if their health is improving.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently posted new resources to the Quality Payment Program website to help eligible clinicians and data submission vendors successfully prepare to participate in the program.
By Recondo Technology – There’s no shortage of advice out there about how hospitals can speed up reimbursement from payers. Entire publications and websites are dedicated to best practices for the revenue cycle,
By Lisa Eramo – By now, you may have chosen one or more New Year’s Resolutions. However, if you do your billing in house, is hiring a certified medical coder one of them? If not, there are several reasons why it should be.
CMS is extending the submission deadline for 2016 Quality Reporting Document Architecture (QRDA) data submission for the EHR reporting mechanism.
By Ted Chan – As the healthcare industry becomes increasingly dependent on technology, does your practice have the necessary tools to keep up?
By Sarianne Gruber – Social Determinants of Health, as recognized by the WHO, are the conditions in which people are born, grow up, live, work and age, together with “the systems” that are put in place to deal with illness.
By Justin Barnes – The financial, clinical and technical underpinnings of implementing an effective Quality Payment Program strategy have introduced a new level of complexity to many healthcare organizations.
By Ricki Ransom – Now more than ever, physicians need to closely monitor the impact health insurance plans have on their revenue cycle management.
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