Murfreesboro Medical Clinic & SurgiCenter Selects Meridian Medical Management for Robotics

February 20, 2018

110 provider multi-specialty clinic will utilize robotics to increase revenue cycle efficiency Windsor, CT – February 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Meridian Medical Management announced today that Tennessee’s Murfreesboro Medical Clinic & SurgiCenter …

North Texas Orthopedics & Spine Center Selects Meridian Medical Management for Revenue Cycle Management

February 1, 2018

Medical group will utilize analytics and robotics to improve revenue cycle efficiency Windsor, CT – October 24, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE)– Meridian Medical Management announced today that North Texas Orthopedics & Spine Center has selected Meridian to …

Automation Brings Efficiency and Outcomes to Care Delivery

January 26, 2018

By L. Albert Villarin, MD, FACEP Next time you are traveling, pay attention to the world of automation we live in. I checked in for my flight from the comfort of my smartphone. The Uber app sent a ride, directing the driver exactly where to drop me off …

Payment Reduction for X-Rays Taken Using Computed Radiography

January 8, 2018

Effective January 1, 2018, payments for imaging services that are X-rays taken using computed radiography (including the technical component portion of a global service) provided during CY 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, or 2022, will be decreased by 7 percent …

MIPS – Changes for 2018

January 8, 2018

Just when you think you have a proficient grasp on the new CMS Quality Payment Program-The Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) has changes in store for January 1, 2018.  There are some helpful changes such as an increase to the “Low-Volume …

CPT 2018 Summary of Changes

December 15, 2017

CPT changes go into effect on 1/1/2018. A few highlights for frequently used categories are noted below. Please refer to the spreadsheet link here to review all code additions, deletions and revisions. The spreadsheet includes a summary tab and additio …

News From the National Oncology PET Registry

December 13, 2017

Closure of NOPR (NaF-PET) on December 14, 2017  On December 15, 2015, The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final decision memorandum http://www.cms.gov/medicare-coverage-database/details/nca-decision-memo.aspx?NCAId …

Maximizing MIPS: Don’t Leave Money on the Table

December 1, 2017

Medicare’s Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) program recently passed an important milestone: October 2 was the date by which providers must have begun collecting – but not reporting – quality measures to be eligible for a MIPS bonus in 2019. …

Self-Service: One Pillar of Business Intelligence

September 5, 2017

Dan Reber, VP of Product Strategy and Development, PrecisionBI Earlier, we talked about the four pillars that serve as cornerstones for successful business intelligence (BI) initiatives: Self-Service, Collaborative, Enterprise and Automated. To fully a …

Highlights of the CY 2018 Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule

August 2, 2017

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published the CY 2018 PFS proposed rule on July 21, 2017. This proposed rule includes proposals to update payment policies, payment rates, and quality provisions for services furnished under the Me …

OVERVIEW OF ICD-10 CODE: ADDITIONS, REVISIONS, AND DELETIONS – EFFECTIVE 10-1-2017

July 28, 2017

CMS has made available the updated ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS Code lists for 2018. These codes take effect on October 1, 2017. This summary identifies the new codes added, any revised codes, and the deleted codes. The link following this summary document …

Middlesex Hospital Utilizing Enterprise Analytics to Drive Efficiency

July 25, 2017

Jonathan Sharr, Senior Decision Support Analyst, Middlesex Hospital A community hospital based in Middletown, Conn., Middlesex Hospital strives to provide the safest, highest-quality healthcare, and the best experience possible for our community. Our p …