Medicare Guidelines for Chronic Care Management Services

September 10th, 2019
Chronic Care Management, Medical Billing

What are Chronic Care Management Services? Chronic care management services refer to the chronic care services provided by medical professionals to Medicare beneficiaries with at least two chronic conditions. A disease or condition is chronic if it lasts a year or more, or requires ongoing medical attention, or limits daily…

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MIPS Tips (August)

August 29th, 2019
Centricity Practice Solution, Interoperability, MIPS, QPP

The Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) 2019 reporting year is approaching the last 90-days. If you are required to or are planning to report to the PI Category of MIPS, pay special attention to the Category Corner for the Upgrade and 2015 CEHRT resources that are available. Category Corner –…

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How Technology Can Improve Community Health

August 26th, 2019

Today’s Community Health Centers play a key role in the transformation to value-based care. Gone are the days of disparate systems that lack the functionality and workflow to address the specific needs of CHCs. Across the country, community health technology is growing rapidly, allowing CHCs to address everything from care…

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MIPS Tips (July)

August 6th, 2019
MIPS, Quality Payment Program

The Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) 2019 reporting year is approaching the last 90-day reporting period for Promoting Interoperability. Be sure you are staying on track with the changes for 2019 and review the following if applicable to your practice. 12.3 SP3 Upgrades Quatris Healthco will announce the release of CPS…

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A Simple Review of Life in the Cloud in The Healthcare Industry

July 23rd, 2019
Cloud, Data Security

Cloud computing has become commonplace in medical practices, and we continue to see an uptick of practices year-over-year choosing to move to the Cloud. Gone are the days of maintaining in-house servers, having to schedule upgrades at inconvenient times, and purchasing new hardware. Today’s medical practices are also realizing that…

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Keeping your Patient and Financial Data Safe from Ransomware in the Healthcare Industry

July 15th, 2019
Data Security

There has been a global uptick and a wide variety of incidences in 2019 related to ransomware in the healthcare industry. Ransomware attacks are becoming more sophisticated and are not just targeting hardware and software vulnerabilities. Criminals are leveraging social engineering to find opportunities to exploit businesses.  Medical practices today must…

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MIPS Tips (June)

July 8th, 2019
MIPS, Quality Payment Program, Value-Based Healthcare

The Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) 2019 reporting year is now past the half-way point in the reporting year. Be sure you are staying on track with all the changes for 2019. Category Corner (MIPS performance categories)  Eligible clinicians must report active engagement in the Improvement Activity(s) selected for a…

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