By Brandy Dehaven – Previously, any eligible clinician without CEMRT could receive reweighting of the ACI performance category, but as of October 1, 2017, clinicians will have to prove that their reasons for not having CEMRT are good enough to receive a hardship exception.Read More
By Ben Regalado – No doubt you saw the news that became a public relations nightmare for United Airlines, but you probably don’t know that Christiana Care Health System in Delaware had a similar incident come to light shortly after the United Airlines story broke.
By Marla Durben Hirsch – Providers continue to be confused as to how to dispose of their trash without running afoul of HIPAA. But the stakes are now higher – because it’s often the provider’s trash collector that’s exposing the patient data that’s in the garbage.
By Ben Regalado MBA – Payment rates, also known as “reimbursement” (an outdated term if there ever was one), may not be keeping up with the increase in cost of living, but the federal government isn’t so much worried about your revenue as its own.
By Elizabeth Lauzon – There’s a great deal of focus being spent on a national standard for credentialing of medical assistants and or certification for scribes. And when it comes to Meaningful Use and certified electronic health records (EHRs), there are lots of questions surrounding the topic. So let’s work on clearing up a few of them.