Understanding the high cost of Hospitalists

Today, the hospitalists (doctors who just see sufferers in the hospital), nearly always in a shift work model, are the quickest increasing specialty in the field of medicine, from nothing approximately fifteen years ago to over 50,000. In accordance with certain studies, few benefits from hospitalists in contrast to “usual […]

Prepare for 2016 Attestation by Reviewing CMS Materials

Review 2016 Reporting Requirements for Secure Electronic Messaging and Public Health Reporting Objectives For certain measures in the CMS EHR Incentive Programs final rule, CMS changed the reporting requirements over time to increase flexibility. CMS provided alternative reporting options and exceptions for providers who are: scheduled to be in an […]

New Official CMS Resources for Participation in the EHR Incentive Programs for CY 2017 and Stage 3

Visit the CMS Website for Updated Information on CY 2017 and Stage 3 Program Requirements The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is committed to assisting eligible professionals (EPs), eligible hospitals, and critical access hospitals (CAHs) to participate successfully in the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive […]

Submit an Informal Review for 2017 Physician Quality Reporting System Results through November 30, 2016

In 2017, CMS will apply a downward payment adjustment to those who did not satisfactorily report PQRS in 2015 including: Individual eligible professionals (EPs) Comprehensive Primary Care (CPC) practice sites PQRS group practices Accountable Care Organization (ACO) participant TINs If you have any questions regarding the status of your 2015 […]