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Seth Flam, DO

Lead Blogger: Seth Flam, DO

Dr. Flam is one of the founders of HealthFusion and serves as the company's CEO and President. He is board certified in Family Practice and is one of the creative forces behind MediTouch EHR.

Podiatrists: Avoid Medicare Fraud Charges Using Your iPad and EMR Software

Podiatrists, your iPad and EMR Software can help protect you from fraud charges
Even though podiatrists are not among the specialties with the highest doctor compensation from Medicare, podiatrists can be targeted for Medicare fraud investigations. Some high profile cases have contributed to the pressure on podiatrists. But there’s good news: Current technology can help you document your treatment so that you avoid—or at least are better armed to combat—fraud charges and Medicare audits. And even better news: It’s easy to use, affordable technology. As a recent article in Podiatry Management by Michael Rosenblatt, DPM, noted, you can use smartphone or iPad technology to document […] Continue Reading

How Podiatrists Can Report for PQRS

With the recent changes in the PQRS rule, many specialty providers are struggling to find the best way to comply with the program. There are several ways to report podiatry PQRS data, but if you are an EHR user then we believe the EHR method is the most efficient way. Historically foot and ankle specialists were encouraged to use the claim method, but moving forward we think the EHR method is better because of the alignment of the Meaningful Use and PQRS 2014 Clinical Quality Measures (CQMs). Important Facts about Podiatry PQRS […] Continue Reading