UPDATE – Protecting Access to Medicare Act (PAMA): Appropriate Use Criteria (AUC) for Advanced Imaging Services

July 17, 2017

The proposed rule for the Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) for calendar year 2018 is scheduled to be published on July 21, 2017. Within this proposal is additional information regarding the Appropriate Use Criteria (AUC) for advanced Imaging services. Evid …

Driving Clinical Outcomes with Robotic Process Automation

June 23, 2017

L. Albert Villarin, MD, FACEP Information is critical to delivering care and dozens of decisions per day are based on the what data is available at that time. Several industries, including travel and automotive, have been years ahead of healthcare in i …

2018 Proposed Rules for MIPS

June 23, 2017

The 2018 proposed rule for the quality payment program (QPP) is scheduled to be published on 06/30/2017. This new program went into effect 1/1/2017 known as the transition year.  The goals of the program are to improve health outcomes of Medicare …

Meridian Medical Management Announces Relationship with The Carrell Clinic

June 22, 2017

Windsor, CT –  June 22, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – The Carrell Clinic, a nationally recognized orthopedic medical group, has selected Meridian Medical Management to provide revenue cycle management, robotic process automation, and its proprietary Pre …

Robotic Process Automation Enhancing Revenue Cycle Management

June 13, 2017

Revenues collected are the lifeblood of any healthcare organization and the efficiency of how they are processed dictate its ability to grow. With each claim, there is room for human error and data-driven, manual processes that are ripe for change. Rob …

Holston Medical Group: Analytics For Improving Medical Practice Performance

June 5, 2017

Samantha Sizemore, Director of Operations, Holston Medical Group As a 150 provider, independent multi-specialty practice, Tennessee’s Holston Medical Group (HMG) strives to improve performance measures across its 26 locations. We all need to make the m …

Meridian Medical Management Announces Robotic Process Automation Suite

June 5, 2017

Windsor, CT – June 5, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Meridian Medical Management, a leading revenue cycle management and healthcare analytics company has launched their robotic process automation (RPA) suite as part of their proprietary Revenue Acceleration P …

PrecisionBI Announces Relationship with Harbin Clinic

May 23, 2017

Wyomissing, PA – May 23, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Harbin Clinic, a Rome, Georgia-based medical group has selected PrecisionBI to provide enterprise healthcare analytics. PrecisionBI will integrate its analytics engine with Harbin Clinic’s Athena practic …

The Four Pillars of Healthcare Business Intelligence

May 9, 2017

Dan Reber, VP of Product Strategy and Development, PrecisionBI Healthcare organizations are plagued with multiple systems that are home to troves of information. Some of these solutions speak to each other; however, most do not, leaving data siloed and …

CMS Announces MIPS Participation Status Letters Coming Out Soon

April 27, 2017

CMS announced this week, they are currently reviewing claims and notifying practices regarding which clinicians need to take part in the new Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS). MIPS is part of the new Quality Payment Program (QPP) that went in …

Protecting Access to Medicare Act (PAMA) Appropriate Use Criteria (AUC) for Advanced Imaging Services

April 20, 2017

Section 218(b) of the Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014 added section 1834(q) directing CMS to establish a program to support the use of an appropriate use criteria (AUC) before ordering advanced diagnostic imaging services for Medicare patient …

MIPS registration for Web Interface and CAHPS survey is now open

April 17, 2017

If you are a group with 25 or more physicians and anticipate utilizing the CMS Web Interface and/or administer the Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) for the MIPS survey you have until June 30, 2017 to register. Registratio …