Telemedicine and Cybersecurity: Keeping Health Data Safe

Cybersecurity for Telemedicine

The telemedicine industry continues to grow and there are no signs that it is slowing down. As such, the industry’s projected revenue of $3.5 billion by 2022 remains right on track. Thus, indicating that every major healthcare network will eventually offer some type of telehealth service to its patients. While telemedicine offers numerous benefits, it is vulnerable to cyber … Read more

Getting Paid while Offering Telemedicine for Patient Care

Secure Payment

According to the American Well Survey, from 2015 to 2018 the number of physicians offering telemedicine increased by 340 percent. During that same time frame, those willing to adopt this technology rose by approximately 12 percent. Insurance companies, along with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), are taking steps to improve reimbursements for … Read more

MIPS 2018 Performance Feedback and Final Score Now available

MIPS 2018

CMS has released MIPS 2018 Performance Feedback and Final Score reports. Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) participants, who submitted 2018 data for their practices, can now view the performance feedback and MIPS final score. The score includes an eligible clinician or group’s performance category scores, final MIPS score, and payment adjustment information. 2018 MIPS Eligible … Read more

EHR Interoperability – Why is it Important?

Interoperability, the ability of Health Information Exchange (HIE) between various systems, devices and applications benefits both, providers and patients. Interoperability within an electronic healthcare record (EHR) creates enhanced patient care. In the current scenario, not every EHR allows quick and easy exchange of information. This creates gaps in sharing valuable patient information (past illness, medication) … Read more

Prescription Price Transparency – A Patient Centric Approach

Drug Price Transparency

Drug prices have been on a rise consistently, hurting the budgets of hard-working families. Prescription drugs have increased medical costs and driven up premiums and other associated healthcare costs. According to AHIP, 95 percent of specialty drugs and 85 percent of orphan drugs cost more than $10,000 per patient/year. The primary aim of prescription price … Read more

PrognoCIS EHR Now Platinum Partner with Trizetto Provider Solutions

We are pleased to announce that Bizmatics, developers of PrognoCIS is now a Platinum Partner for TriZetto Provider Solutions, a Cognizant clearinghouse solution for healthcare providers. This new partnership enables ambulatory healthcare providers a more streamlined and integrated revenue cycle management process to assist in maximizing medical billing returns. Bizmatics and TriZetto have developed a … Read more

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