Find out how to deal with the Value-Based Modifier program, CMS' changes to Meaningful Use and Chronic Care Management, and more.
Not rendering correctly? View this email as a web page here.

EHR Newsletter | December 2014

MediTouch EHR Newsletter

From the Blog

Quiz: How Much Do You Know About PQRS and Your Practice? Read More

Why Your Patient Portal Should Offer Online Bill Pay Read More


HealthFusion in the News

Healthcare Interoperability: Who’s the Tortoise? – InformationWeek

Chronic Care Management: How Physicians Can Increase Practice Revenue without Seeing More Patients – Electronic Health Reporter

The Next-Generation EHR: Specialized and Speedy – mHealthNews


Subscribe to Blog »

Visit the HealthFusion Resource Center »

Request a MediTouch Demo »

Connect With Us

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn YouTube Google+



Free Webinar —

The Value-Based Modifier: What’s the Impact on Your Practice?


Tuesday, December 16, 2014
1:00 PM Eastern /10:00 AM Pacific

Starting in 2015, providers who participate in Fee-For-Service Medicare need to prepare for the Value-Based Modifier (VBM) program because their 2017 Medicare payments will be adjusted based on their 2015 performance.

In this informative webinar, you will review:

  • What impact will the Value-Based Modifier program have on my reimbursements?
  • How do I report for the Value-Based Modifier program?
  • What is Quality Tiering, and how is it calculated?
  • How do I access my Quality Report?
  • And much more

Don’t miss this informative webinar on an important CMS program. Register Now »


What Happened to the Promise of Electronic Medical Record Software?

Victory_at_Computer_HiRes_floppedElectronic medical record software was launched into healthcare with promises of better data management and analysis, and accompanying improvements in patient care. And yet, over the last few years we’ve heard a great deal more about deficiencies than about improvements. Were the promises of improved patient care just a pipe dream? Fortunately, no … Read More »


CMS Announces Changes to Chronic Care Management, Meaningful Use Programs  

CMS_LogoCMS recently announced changes to the chronic care management and meaningful use programs for 2015, in the case of both programs, slightly easing the requirements. For the chronic care management code program launching January 2015, CMS announced that instead of the G-code proposed, chronic care management should be billed under CPT code 99490 … Read More »


Mobile EHR Users Report Higher Satisfaction Levels


Providers using a mobile EHR expressed twice the satisfaction levels of those using EHRs via non-mobile systems, according to a recent survey by tablet-based EHR review group Software Advice. The survey showed that 58 percent of mobile EHR users were “very satisfied” with their EHR, compared to 28 percent of non-mobile users. These increased satisfaction levels may be the result of … Read More »

 Unsubscribe from all future emails