Get it right the first time: collecting patient balances

Care360 medical billing

In today’s healthcare market, patients are increasingly responsible for a greater portion of their medical bills. In fact, from 2011 to 2014, the number of consumer payments to healthcare providers increased 193 percent according to a study from InstaMed.  This … Continue reading

How efficient are your collections?

Reduce denial medical billing

The physician payment model is continually changing. Patients are increasingly responsible for a larger portion of their medical bill thanks to high-deductible health plans. As the industry moves to value-based healthcare, the fee-for-service model is slowly going away. And  practices … Continue reading

Maryland practice appreciates efficient EHR

Efficient EHR

Rena Taddeo is the office manager for Bel Air Medical Associates in Bel Air, Maryland. She works alongside Dr. Syedah Sherry Gilani and Dr. Syed Farid Mahmood, a husband and wife team practicing internal medicine. Taddeo has worked with the … Continue reading

Proposed rule for Year 2 of MACRA: What you need to know

MIPS Advancing care information

In June 2017, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a proposed rule for Year 2 of the Quality Payment Program (QPP). As you are likely aware, the QPP, established under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA), is in its first year.

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3 in 1: Integrated EHR, PM, and RCM for your practice

Integrated EHR

According to a 2016 study from the Annals of Internal Medicine, physicians spend 49% of their office day on paperwork. Your practice is very likely utilizing an electronic health record (EHR) to record patient data and care, but are you … Continue reading

Inside MACRA: The MIPS Track Explained

Kelly Whittle MIPS MACRA webianr

MACRA, or the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015, from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), has certainly brought its share of questions as it replaces the previous Medicare payment formula. Recently, Kelly Whittle of Whittle … Continue reading

Are you eligible for MACRA?

Care360 EHR

Quality Payment Program Eligibility assistant In 2017, all eligible providers need to participate in MACRA’s Quality Payment Program (QPP) to avoid potentially significant penalties. How will this impact your practice? If you are a physician, physicians assistant, nurse practitioner, clinical … Continue reading

Breaking down MIPS – Part 4: Advancing care information

MIPS Advancing care information

When it comes to the Quality Payment Program (QPP) and moving Medicare Part B clinicians to a performance-based payment system, most practices know by now that there are 2 tracks to choose from—Advanced Alternative Payment Models (APMs) or the Merit-Based … Continue reading

Breaking down MIPS – Part 3: Improvement activities category

MIPS Advancing care information

When it comes to the Quality Payment Program (QPP) and moving Medicare Part B clinicians to a performance-based payment system, most practices know by now that there are 2 tracks to choose from—Advanced Alternative Payment Models (APMs) or the Merit-Based … Continue reading