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PrognoCIS Best Practices for ICD-10 Implementation

PrognoCIS Best Practices for ICD-10 Implementation

Good news for providers struggling with ICD-10: the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will not apply 2017 or 2018 payment adjustments to any eligible professional or group practice that fails to satisfactorily report certain quality data to the Physician Quality Reporting System, because of the impact of the ICD-10 update. “CMS has examined impact …continue reading

The 21st Century Cures Act Uplifting Telehealth

The 21st Century Cures Act Uplifting Telehealth

On Tuesday, December 13, 2016, President Obama signed the bipartisan 21st Century Cures Act into law, to “expedite the discovery, development, and delivery of new treatments and cures and maintain America’s global status as the leader in biomedical innovation”, according to the government fact sheet. The law’s 5 broad goals have seen the most press, funding to the fight …continue reading

Three Strategies to Promote Sucessful Patient Account Resolution

Three Strategies to Promote Sucessful Patient Account Resolution

In this time of high copays and high deductibles, patients are shouldering a greater portion of healthcare. When patients cannot pay medical bills, clinics must resort to collection agencies to scrounge up what little money they can. Practices that focus on the patient can minimize encounters with collection agencies, and increase potential revenue. Our friends …continue reading

Top 7 Affordable Care Act Provisions Likely to Survive 2017

Top 7 Affordable Care Act Provisions Likely to Survive 2017

Though the Affordable Care Act has seen its fair share of controversy, the law has had a huge impact on American healthcare.  We’ve seen the law make healthcare more accessible for millions of Americans, and also create huge rate hikes which are expected to continue increasing in the coming years. The huge rate hikes, as well as …continue reading

Increase Revenue Growth by Capturing the Managed Medicaid Care Market

Increase Revenue Growth by Capturing the Managed Medicaid Care Market

One of the largest opportunities for medical practice revenue growth in the next few years is the Managed Medicaid Care market. Nearly 93 million individuals will be eligible for Medicaid by 2024, and the vast majority of them are likely to enter managed care plans. Medicaid beneficiaries are a huge segment of the healthcare market …continue reading

Occupational Medicine Doctors Aided By New Employee Health Record Portal

Occupational Medicine Doctors Aided By New Employee Health Record Portal

Read the full press release on PRWeb. PrognoCIS EHR has added employer portal functions to its electronic heath record and practice management software. This feature benefits occupational medicine clinics by enabling easy communication between the provider, employer, and employee to reduce document distribution time, access and recovery. With the employer portal, providers can securely share occupational health records, such as occupational …continue reading

Clinical Decision Support in EHRs for Meaningful Use

Clinical Decision Support in EHRs for Meaningful Use

Clinical Decision Support is health information technology implemented through electronic health records that can increase the quality of care, help to avoid clinical errors, improve efficiency, reduce costs, enhance outcomes, and boost provider and patient satisfaction. CDS is a tool that supplements clinical judgments by helping assist care team members in making timely, informed, and higher …continue reading