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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.

February EHR Newsletter: Meaningful Use Reporting Requirements Change, Value-Based Payment, More

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The latest issue of our monthly newsletter is out, and you should be sure to review it for articles on the changes to the Meaningful Use reporting requirements, the shift to value-based payment models by both CMS and industry, free webinars, and much more. If you don’t receive the newsletter via email, sign up for the monthly emails now. Free Webinar — Take the Pulse of Your Practice Cash Flow — And Improve Your Results Thursday, February 12, 2015 – 1:00 PM Eastern /10:00 AM Pacific How do your practice cash flow and […] Continue Reading

HHS, Industry Leaders Announce Shift to Value-Based Payment Models

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The transition to value-based payment models picked up speed last week on both the Medicare and private payer fronts. First, the Obama administration announced on Jan. 26 that it wants to tie 50% of fee-for-service Medicare reimbursements to quality-based payment methods by the end of 2018, with an immediate goal of making 30% of reimbursements quality-based by the end of 2016. Senior officials with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) said Medicare will use payment models such as accountable care organizations (ACOs) and bundled payments to reach its goal. […] Continue Reading