Understanding PQRS reporting requirements for 2016 and beyond

PQRS 2016

The Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) encourages individual eligible professionals (EPs) and group practices to report information on quality of care to Medicare. EPs with Medicare Part B Fee for Service patients must satisfactorily report PQRS quality measures or receive … Continue reading

Care360 EHR mobility and reporting functions bring added efficiencies to MI practice

Care360 Case Study: Woodhaven Family Medicine Nikolai Kinachtchouk and Lioudmila Kinachtchouk are a husband and wife physician team who have been practicing internal medicine for over 17 years in Saginaw, Michigan. The practice employs 15 people, including Jennifer Radewahn, certified physician’s assistant. … Continue reading

7 steps for better practice marketing

Care360 Practice Marketing

With all you have on your plate when it comes to caring for patients and managing a practice, it’s easy for marketing to fall to the bottom of your ‘To Do’ list. Don’t let that happen, especially if you want … Continue reading

90-Day MU reporting period is finalized for 2016 and 2017

Meaningful Use 2016 2017

CMS finalizes reporting requirements, shortens reporting from 1 year to 90 days On November 1, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published a final rule that allows providers participating in the Medicare Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program … Continue reading

Woodhaven Family Medicine Demonstrates Meaningful Use with Care360 EHR

Dr Richard Cohen Care360

Care360 Case Study: Woodhaven Family Medicine Nikolai Kinachtchouk and Lioudmila Kinachtchouk are a husband and wife physician team who have been practicing internal medicine for over 17 years in Saginaw, Michigan. The practice employs 15 people, including Jennifer Radewahn, certified physician’s assistant. … Continue reading

Get your denials under control

Mark Anderson Webinar

Improve your bottom line by reducing claim denials As the percentage of rejected and denied claims increases, more physicians are electing to improve their denial management process.  Recent studies have shown that more than 80% of denials can be eliminated … Continue reading

The ABCs of MACRA: Understanding MIPS vs. APM

MIPS APM 2017

As you prepare for the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) Quality Payment Program (QPP), you have probably heard about the basics of the program, and know that your practice will participate if you bill Medicare more than $30,000 … Continue reading

5 Steps to Help You Prepare for MACRA 2017

MACRA 2017

By now you’ve probably heard of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) legislation. It has been getting attention lately, especially after its long-anticipated (and nearly 2,400-page) final ruling came on October 14, 2016. Perhaps you’ve been pushing MACRA … Continue reading

8 steps to better reimbursement with ICD-10

Care360 medical billing

When the International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Edition (ICD-10) clinical cataloging system went into effect for the U.S. healthcare industry on October 1, 2015, it reflected modern advances in clinical treatment and medical devices. It also caught the U.S. up … Continue reading

Choosing and Managing a Revenue Cycle Management (RCM) Service

Care360 EHR

If you are considering outsourcing your medical billing to a revenue cycle management (RCM) service, you are not alone. With more options than ever to choose from, practices of all sizes are considering outsourcing as an option. Outsourcing can offer … Continue reading