By William Hersh MD – Another couple of studies have been published documenting the amount of time physicians spend with computers in primary care and ophthalmology clinics. The post The Still-Incomplete Answering of Questions About Physician Time With Computers appeared first on HITECH Answers: Meaningful Use, EHR, HIPAA News.
By Sondra Akrin – Demands continue to hammer healthcare organizations in today’s ever-changing environment: Increase patient engagement. Reduce costs. Meet new requirements of value-based care. Comply with ACA or any future plan. The post Questions to Ask When Winding Down Your Accounts Receivable During an IT Transition appeared first on RCM Answers.
By Susan Biddle – In the all-out war for data, the healthcare industry is getting hit the hardest. Experian’s fourth annual 2017 Data Breach Industry Forecast states that healthcare organizations will be the most targeted sector for attack, with new and sophisticated attacks emerging. The post Is Your Healthcare Data Safe? Three Questions to Ask […]
It is a bevy of questions we look to address to make sure you’re not swimming up stream to meet the new CMS Medicare reimbursement models. The post Day 7: Answers to a Bevy of MACRA Questions appeared first on HITECH Answers: Meaningful Use, EHR, HIPAA News.
By Crystal Ewing – Billing departments continue to be pressed by daunting challenges as the healthcare industry transforms from a fee-for service to a fee-for-value business model. The post 5 Questions to Ask Before Changing Clearinghouses appeared first on RCM Answers.
By Steve Spearman – Once upon a time, all a healthcare organization needed to do to ensure that its vendors and subcontractors would keep data secure was to require it in their contractual agreement. However OCR’s recent efforts to strengthen what it believes could be the weakest link in HIPAA compliance and PHI security: vendors […]
From time to time more guidance or rule changes occur to necessitate updated answers in the CMS FAQ database. Here are some of the latest updates to questions in the EHR Incentive Program category. The post CMS Issues Updates on EHR Incentive Questions appeared first on HITECH Answers.
CMS maintains a FAQ database on questions submitted for answers having to do with provider programs. Tthe latest entries on the EHR Incentive Program include switching EHRs. The post CMS Issues More Answers to EHR Incentive Program Questions appeared first on HITECH Answers.
The healthcare industry has endured more than 20 years of research, hearings, testimony, proposed rules, comment periods, final rules, and three ICD-10 delays. Nearly $ 30 billion in costs have been incurred to plan, train, convert systems, test, and prepare for ICD-10. The post After Two Decades, A Few Simple Questions appeared first on RCM […]