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Mandate-Weary Physicians Say, “Involve Us If You Want Change”

There’s an interesting article in the Harvard Business Review that exposes an obstacle to change in healthcare that you may not know about — the fact that doctors feel excluded from the process. Given the ...

#AHIMACON17 Takeaways: Providers Are Seeking Reliability and Effective Coding Audit Management

We were pleased with the latest stop on our Events calendar, the 89th AHIMA Convention & Exhibit at the Los Angeles Convention Center. This widely-attended annual forum for the healthcare information management community afforded us ...

How Accurate Coding Can Prevent Revenue Loss To CME Value-Based Payment Modifier

There are some things you just can’t get away from, like gum on your shoe, visiting relatives or ICD-10. Even though your practice adjusted to the vast coding system many months ago, the effects of ...

Surveys Reveal Physicians Frustrated With EHR And EFT

Two surveys that made the news recently revealed problems with technology that health care providers are forced to use. One is a source of constant frustration and another is a drain on earned revenue. EHR ...

CMS Announces Reduced Medicare Payments And Slashed Federal Funding

Without some degree of intestinal fortitude, the recent announcements from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) could cause you to replace your cup of steaming morning joe with an icy cup of Pepto ...

One Win, Three Fewer Administrative Burdens For Physicians

Several important changes issued by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) were reported this week and if you didn’t see them, here they are for your review. CMS rescinds partial hospitalization charges CMS ...

Unlocking Hidden Features of Pharmacy Information Systems Without Breaking the Bank

Think about every time you’ve purchased that latest-and-greatest smartphone. The sales clerk at the store was willing to help you get acquainted with the basics—how to make a call, retrieve voicemails, help with transferring your ...

What You Need to Know About the Physician/Radiologist Partnership Under PAMA

As of January 1, 2018, physicians are going to have to abide by new, stricter standards when ordering imaging for patients. The Protecting Access to Medicare Act (PAMA) will require physicians to consult appropriate use ...

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