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New ARRA Dashboard, Import Data Sorted by NPI, Custom Patient Letters

New ARRA Dashboard, Import Data Sorted by NPI, Custom Patient Letters

Greetings from PrognoCIS! The latest set of software enhancements deliver improved functionality for MACRA reporting, organizing lab/radiology data, and patient engagement. In order to improve your experience as a healthcare provider, our team is constantly making efforts to update and streamline PrognoCIS Electronic Health Records (EHR) Software. ARRA Dashboard, Encounter-Level Dashboard Available For 2017 Performance …continue reading

PrognoCIS EHR Successfully Deploys MACRA Certified Product To Its Customer Base

PrognoCIS EHR Successfully Deploys MACRA Certified Product To Its Customer Base

In the latest Bizmatics press release, which was picked up by the San Jose Mercury News, we are excited to announce that PrognoCIS EHR has officially completed MACRA certification, and updates have been deployed to all our physicians using PrognoCIS. To receive a positive MIPS payment, medical practices must submit 90 days (the deadline to …continue reading

Do You Know Your MACRA Participation Status?

Do You Know Your MACRA Participation Status?

Summer is almost gone, and we’re getting closer to the Oct. 2nd deadline to collect quality reporting data under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA). The level to which you participate this year determines what your payment adjustment will be in 2018. Our number one piece of MACRA advice: avoid negative payment adjustments. …continue reading

What Are The New Quality Payment Program Rules?

What Are The New Quality Payment Program Rules?

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published its proposed year 2 rules for the Quality Payment Program (QPP) with feedback from physician stakeholders in order to improve the policies that were laid out in 2017. Check Requirements for MIPS or APM Reporting If you receive Medicare payments, either through Merit-based Incentive Payment System …continue reading

CMS Provides MACRA Support for Clinicians In Need

CMS Provides MACRA Support for Clinicians In Need

The Quality Payment Program (QPP) reporting period, a part of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA), officially began on January 1st, 2017. Providers have between now and October 1st to begin their quality reporting for MACRA in order to ensure they won’t receive negative payment adjustments in 2019. Though MACRA has …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

What Parts of the Affordable Care Act Are Nationally Embedded?

What Parts of the Affordable Care Act Are Nationally Embedded?

Since its enactment, the Affordable Care Act has been rife with opposition on both sides of the aisle, and it has undeniably created sweeping changes to the landscape of American healthcare. If the latest data can be believed, the law seems to have made healthcare more accessible for millions of Americans, and it also has …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