The “Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015” (PATH Act) has been passed by both the House and Senate and will be signed into law – it expands the Section 179 deduction limit to $500,000. Businesses can take advantage of these legal tax incentives to help lower their operating costs. The Section 179 Deduction is a tax incentive that is easy to use,
According to a recently released study, Greenway Health is now the top ranked electronic health record (EHR) vendor for customer satisfaction among primary care physicians. As an article on Practice of the Future reveals, Greenway Health ranked first across all surveyed primary care electronic health records systems in the category of PRIVATE/INDEPENDENT PHYSICIANS.
PARAMUS, N.J., August 3, 2015 Microwize Technology – a Healthcare IT firm providing Electronic Medical Records and Medical Billing software and healthcare IT solutions – located in Paramus, New Jersey announces the release of Lytec Cloud. With no upfront investments, access to a knowledgeable support staff and low flat monthly prices starting at $69 per month (billing and scheduling only) or $99 per month (full suite –
As the healthcare industry transitions from paper-based to paperless records, adoption of EHRs (Electronic Health Records) continue to grow. EHRs are the software systems that hold all of the digital data – personal information, medical data, etc. that comprise a medical record for a patient. In 2009 the US federal government earmarked $27 billion to encourage US healthcare providers to make the switch and the UK followed suit with 2018 being the date for the public healthcare network to be entirely paper free.
PARAMUS, N.J., July 6, 2015 Microwize Technology – a Healthcare IT firm providing Electronic Medical Records and Medical Billing software and healthcare IT solutions – located in Paramus, New Jersey announces the release of Medisoft Cloud. With no upfront investments, access to a knowledgeable support staff and low flat monthly prices starting at $69* per month per user,
The Valley Hospital, Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, and Holy Name Medical Center all use Medical Management LLC of North Carolina for emergency department physician billing. An employee who worked at this company from February 2013 through March 2015 was passing on the names, Social Security numbers and birth dates of patients at these three facilities.
If you are unhappy with your EMR, you are not alone. A recent report from a study of over 750 small practices (practice with 1-10 physicians) performed by KLAS shows that a quarter of these practices feel that they are stuck with their EMR even though it does not meet their expectations, or are planning to change their EMR.
- Internal Training
- Who should get trained?
- Physicians, Medical Staff, and Billers
- What do you need to be trained on?
- Coding and documentation: http://www.medscape.org/viewarticle/828929_2
- ICD-10 Training:
- Who should get trained?
- Hardware &
Recently, The United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) 301-page proposed rules for Stage 3 of the Meaningful Use program. Under the proposal, beginning in 2018, no matter the level of previous participation, users would report on Stage 3 with the option to start using it in 2017.
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently conducted a week long test wherein 660 volunteer Medicare fee-for-service providers, clearing houses and billing companies submitted about 15,000 test claims, and Administrator Marilyn Tavenner says CMS is ready. Of the claims submit 56% were from professionals, 38% were from institutions and 6% were supplier claims.
The goal of the test is to have providers successfully submit claims using ICD-10 codes to the Medicare Fee-For Service (FFS) claims systems,