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4 Ways Telehealth Has Changed the Landscape of Patient Care
Have you increased the amount of Telehealth visits with your patients? If not, you and your patients may be missing out.
How to Spot, Avoid and Report Malware
Whether you’re a one-person billing company or a multi-location organization, it’s possible that you’ve seen or heard of Malware and the potential risks associated with it and how it can cause major downtime and potential HIPAA violations due to breached information.
Decoding the Hidden Costs of Credentialing
Do you know how much it really costs to manage credentialing processes in house? It’s not always as clear as you may think. This article from TriZetto Provider Solutions (TPS) details why experienced credentialing experts are needed to mitigate the unknown expense of managing a practice’s credentialing. Learn how to save your practice money and try out the TPS Credentialing ROI calculator to see how much you could save!
Tips to Submit Clean Medical Claims the First Time
EZClaim works to bring powerful tools to, and make it easy for, small and mid-sized practices and RCM companies to submit clean claims every time easily and efficiently.
Healthcare Loses Billions Due to Over-Reliance on Manual Tasks
When it comes to optimizing operations, automation is key. According to the CAQH Index report, the healthcare industry can save more than $16 billion by transitioning to fully electronic transactions. Discover the opportunities for healthcare providers to enhance operational processes and grow their business.
How to Reduce Back-Office Denials with a Better Patient Access Solution
Insights from Waystar: how to reduce back-office denials with a better patient access solution
First Step to Compliance: A Thorough and Accurate Risk Assessment
A thorough and accurate risk assessment can unearth a host of crucial insights from even the deepest and darkest alleys of your IT environment to ultimately empower your decision making.
Why a Powerful Reporting Tool is Crucial for Medical Billing
With the right reporting tool in place, you can avoid lost revenue, keep reimbursements high, and decrease denials.
Optimize your MIPS Score and Protect your Reimbursements
MIPS is a point-based program and understanding how to earn MIPS points is critical to avoid a 9% penalty. The MIPS program continues to change and evolve each year as it meets the goals laid out in the MACRA law and carried out by CMS. Since the program was implemented in 2017 the points threshold to avoid a penalty has grown from 3 to 60 out of a possible 100 MIPS points; the penalty has increased from 3% to 9% of annual Medicare reimbursements; and, the number of patients required to be reported on has increased from 20 patients to all patients for all payors. With the rules changing every year, the strategy you previously used to score MIPS points and report may no longer be optimal. If you want to avoid the 9% penalty in 2021 and beyond, you must think differently and evolve your strategy for MIPS.
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