Info on ICD-10, the new reduced Meaningful Use & PQRS deadlines, patient collections, and more
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EHR Newsletter | March 2015

MediTouch EHR Newsletter

From the Blog

By Popular Demand: A Second Broadcast of Our Free Webinar on Getting Paid for the New Chronic Care Management Code Read More

Meaningful Use Stage 3 Proposed Rule Expected to be Published Read More

Staff Training: Your Second Best Tool for Improving Patient Collections Read More

 

HealthFusion in the News

Palm Medical Group Names HealthFusion as Vendor of Choice to Provide Award Winning EHR Technology to South Florida Physicians – Patient Safety & Quality Healthcare

Health IT Thought Leader Highlight: Dr. Sol Lizerbram, HealthFusion – Electronic Health Reporter

Managing the Graying of Healthcare – Executive Insight Healthcare Edition

 

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Free Webinar: ICD-10 Success: How to Get There from Here

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

1:00 PM Eastern/10:00 AM Pacific

ICD-10-Sign-Image-with-Text-1ICD-10 is coming—will you be ready?

Make sure you are with this complimentary overview of ICD-10 with expert coding consultant Betsy Nicoletti, who will review:

  • Who’s Afraid of ICD-10?
  • What ICD-10 is Made Of
  • What To Do Now
  • How to Get Ready
  • And more

You’ll hear expert advice on the structure of ICD-10, what codes you need to learn, the impact on your denials, how to develop a plan for the transition, how to train your staff, and more… Register Now »

 

Breaking News: CMS Extends Meaningful Use, PQRS Deadlines to March 20

CMS-Logo-Cropped-2-11CMS has announced that it is extending the deadline for eligible professionals to attest to Meaningful Use for the 2014 reporting year from Feb. 28 to March 20, 2015. CMS says that EPs now have until 11:59 PM ET on March 20 to comply with the EHR attestation deadline. CMS also announced that the EHR reporting option for PQRS has been extended to March 20, 2015… Read More »

 

How to Prepare for the ICD 10 Deadline Without Blowing Your Budget  

HIMSS-ICD10-Success-Factors-CroppedAre you getting started with preparation for the transition to ICD-10 coding, and worried about how to make the transition in time for the ICD 10 deadline? Concerned that just the cost of training will blow your budget? If so, good news: There are a lot of free resources available to help you plan and make sure your practice is ICD-10 ready. Here are a few we recommend…  Read More »

 

Chronic Care Management Program Launch Lagging for Practices—Is EHR Software to Blame?

Doc-with-dollar-sign-200px-10In spite of new CMS payments available to physician practices for chronic care management (CCM) services, almost half of healthcare organizations have yet to launch a formal chronic care management program, leaving critical reimbursement dollars on the table, according to a recent survey by the Healthcare Intelligence Network. The survey showed that almost 45 percent of respondents have yet to bill for the chronic care management code, missing out on at least a portion of the $300,000 per year in additional revenue experts estimate the program will bring to the average practice…  Read More »

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