Compliance

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    Providers should not let the EMR code for them. If it does, the providers need to override the system and only use it as a guide. The EMR is not equipped to understand nuances of medical-decision making that only a provider could determine. Say yes   Read more..
    Posted on 19 Apr, 2018
    10 Tips for Keeping Compliance Issues at Bay
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    Providers Conquering Distance and Time Jonathan Linkous, chief executive officer of the American Telemedicine Association, makes a point: “Patients already schedule appointments online, review their lab tests, email their doctors.” It’s the digital age, after all. We seemingly enter this world with a smart phone in hand   Read more..
    Posted on 5 Mar, 2018
    The U.S. Healthcare Crisis: Telemedicine to the Rescue — Part III
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    Take Inspiration from Flagship Programs & Innovative Telemedicine Applications The use of technology to deliver healthcare or health information from a distance, otherwise known as telemedicine or telehealth, offers myriad benefits to the patient population, chiefly by increasing vital contact between patients and healthcare providers. In   Read more..
    Posted on 1 Mar, 2018
    The U.S. Healthcare Crisis: Telemedicine to the Rescue — Part II
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    Is telehealth and telemedicine viewed by your providers as nonessential? Do you think of it as a bonus or “add on” service, maybe even an extravagance? You might want to reconsider. Telemedicine saves lives. For far too many folks, telemedicine is their only hope. Some of you   Read more..
    Posted on 27 Feb, 2018
    The U.S. Healthcare Crisis: Telemedicine to the Rescue — Part I
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    As telehealth services continue to evolve, look for guidance to come from your MAC Virtual care isn’t an outlier technology anymore. In fact, connecting with patients via telehealth technology has never been so easy or so secure. So, with MACRA pushing quality, patient-focused care to   Read more..
    Posted on 16 Feb, 2018
    New Telemedicine Options from CMS
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    “It seems as if, even for well-intentioned healthcare providers, the Stark Law has become a booby trap rigged with strict liability and potentially ruinous exposure — especially when coupled with the False Claims Act,” ---said 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Albert Diaz who upheld   Read more..
    Posted on 29 Jan, 2018
    When the Stark Stakes Get Higher
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    CDI is gaining more importance, and improvement programs have increased across providers over the last 10 years. In fact, CDI has made some positive changes in reimbursement because payers’ increased scrutiny has resulted in value-added changes to patient care. Best bet: CDI is a quality initiative   Read more..
    Posted on 27 Jan, 2018
    Learn the Ins and Outs of CDI Best Practices
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    Soar to Success with Telemedicine and Telehealth at Your Facility Technology is improving at lightning speed, delivering groundbreaking utilities that change our lives seemingly on a daily basis. Has your facility or medical practice kept pace? Are you onboard with the latest and greatest? Telehealth service   Read more..
    Posted on 4 Jan, 2018
    Is Your Medical Practice Tele-Friendly?
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    The best way to prepare yourself for an external audit is to perform internal audits.
    Knowing where to start, though, is one of the biggest challenges of self-audits. Consider the billing problems that are most often problematic for your practices. Another strategy is to scan current audit hotspots and determine whether you’re at risk. Number 1 Audit Hotspot--Evaluation and Management Reporting It isn’t   Read more..
    Posted on 27 Dec, 2017
    Audit Readiness
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    Auditing medical records can be a confusing and time-consuming endeavor, but it doesn’t have to be.  If you’re contemplating performing your first self-audit, it’s natural to feel intimidated. Your efforts, though, will pay in big dividends, which is why we’d like to help allay your   Read more..
    Posted on 22 Dec, 2017
    6 Steps for a Successful Audit

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