Over 40 years old, telemedicine is a technological approach through which a healthcare provider can divulge health information from one location to their patients in another location. Using electronic-based communication, telemedicine implements multiple applications and services through two-video, email, smartphones, … Continue reading
Claim rejections and claim denials of insurance claims are among the major problems faced in the healthcare industry. The two terms are widely and more often used in the billing world. Due to those misunderstanding, the overall revenue cycle can … Continue reading
Physicians Returning to Private Practice The healthcare sector has undergone a whole lot of change rapidly in the past 5 years with even more to come. Independent practices and small physician groupings have loads of reason now to seek more … Continue reading
This physician voted for Donald Trump. Here’s why. A physician who voted for Donald Trump gave strong reasons why she did. She hesitated to put her name because of the outcry the election has caused but only indicated that … Continue reading
National Health IT Week: Advocating EHR adoption and precision medicine advances When clinicians, researchers, individuals, and families are able to access the tools and resources they need, people can live safer and much healthier lives. During National Health IT Week, … Continue reading
Incorporating Automated Processes into the Patient Doctor Relationship Crazy as it may seem, remembering something as important as a doctor’s appointment is an event we tend to put out of our minds. We are very forgetful when it comes to … Continue reading
Visiting the doctors’ office usually is not an outing that one looks forward to all year. A simple patient appointment for a referral or common illness diagnosis can take hours primarily due to the wait time. Whether you are sitting … Continue reading
EVERY provider attesting to MU in 2016 must attest to two (2) Public Health Objectives. The options are:
(1) Immunizations State Reporting;
(2) Syndromic Surveillance Reporting; and
(3) Clinical Data Registry Reporting.
Providers MUST be registered and actively engaged with the registry by FEBRUARY 29th, 2016. If they are not, they will NOT be able to attest to Meaningful Use for the reporting year of 2016.
In 2015, many providers claimed an alternate exclusion from it, and we were able to attest with providers who did not sign up with our plan and did not work with us throughout the year; however, in 2016 we will not be able to accept these types of cases unless the provider has registered with two of the registries described above. Get additional information about
Meaningful Use Core Objective #10 and more at our online usergroup on Thursday, February 11th!
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