By April Wilson – With the rising increase in healthcare costs and patient responsibility, it is important for healthcare organizations to understand today’s consumers and the latest trends in patient payments. The post Five Surprising Things You Need to Know about Patient Payments appeared first on RCM Answers.
By Jim Tate – The MIPS scores based on 2017 performance were released just over a month ago and there are a few things to know. It is now possible to sign in and, as CMS tell us, “view your final performance feedback, which includes your final score and payment adjustment information.” The post The […]
By Bennett Lauber – The capacity of the human brain to process information has remained not changed—even as the number of types of users for software-based Internet connected devices has increased at an exponential rate. The post Things the Health IT Industry should know about Cognitive Psychology appeared first on Health Data Answers.
In recognition of May being National Urgent Care Awareness Month, FastMed Urgent Care created a new infographic, “Urgent Care vs. the ER: What You Need to Know” to help patients determine where to go the next time immediate medical treatment is needed. The post Urgent Care vs. Emergency Room? How to Know Where to Go. […]
By William Hyman – The EHR mandate and rollout brought us specific measures of Meaningful Use that users must attest to through the three MU stages. The post Did You Know We Needed New Meaningful Use Measures? appeared first on HITECH Answers: Meaningful Use, EHR, HIPAA News.
Deadlines are fast approaching if you plan to submit data for the 2017 Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) performance period. Don’t wait until the last minute to submit your data. Submit early and often. The post MIPS Reporting Deadlines: 10 Things to Do and Know appeared first on HITECH Answers: Meaningful Use, EHR, HIPAA News.
By Dan Cidon – As the need for accurate patient ID matching and improved data interoperability in healthcare continues, utilization of biometrics is an emerging trend that is giving organizations more flexibility, accuracy, and confidence when locating, aggregating, and sharing patient records. The post Biometrics for Positive Patient Identification: 3 Things to Know appeared first […]
By Dr. Pawan Jindal – Under MACRA, Advancing Care Information category of MIPS replaced Meaningful Use. As we discussed briefly in the 10 step overview of MIPS, ACI scoring under MIPS is determined based on the provider’s performance. The post Mapping Base-EHR to MIPS ACI-Base-Score: 5 Things You Need to Know appeared first on HITECH […]
By Kathy VanOsdol – The holiday season is here. Decorations are going up, shoppers are flooding stores, and festive music reminds us that “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year”. As children eagerly compose letters to Santa, it’s likely that Accountable Care Organizations have wish lists of their own. The post ACO Holiday Checklist […]
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