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Increase Your Practice Profitability in 2015: Set Your Practice Up for Payment Success
Thursday, May 14, 2015 – 1:00 PM Eastern / 12:00 PM Central / 10:00 AM Pacific
2015 promises to continue being a challenging time for patient collections; new high deductible insurance plans mean collecting patient responsibilities up front is more important than ever, and more difficult.
In this interactive webinar, you’ll learn how to set your practice up for payment success in spite of these challenges with strategies including:
- Setting expectation for payment at the outset
- Timing best practices—how frequently should you contact patients to collect?
- And much more
Learn how to set your practice up for payment success, improve your practice profitability and insure your collections process provides optimal cash flow. Register Now »
Stage 1 and Stage 2 Meaningful Use Makeover – 5 Things You Need to Know
On April 10, 2015, CMS released a proposed rule that would dramatically change the Medicare and Medicaid (EHR) Incentive Program. The following are the 5 most important proposed changes to the rule and ramifications of these proposed changes… Read More »
The 3 Most Challenging Meaningful Use Stage 3 Objectives
The proposed Meaningful Use Stage 3 rule includes 8 objectives. Some objectives are subdivided into multiple measures; therefore, providers will need to attest to approximately 16 measures. Meet all 8 objectives and you meet Meaningful Use Stage 3; fail just 1 objective and for most providers, payment adjustments (financial penalties) will be assessed… Read More »
CMS Clears Up Chronic Care Management Confusion Over Medicare Advantage and More, Part I
CMS clarified lingering questions about the new Chronic Care Management code under Medicare Advantage plans recently in a memo to Medicare Advantage organizations and on other topics in a February Q&A session at the end of an MLN Connects National Provider Call… Read More »