Healthcare Revenue Cycle Management, ICD-10, Claims Reimbursement, Medicare, Medicaid

EHR Incentives

How Providers Can Avoid 2016 Medicare Payment Adjustments

May 18, 2015 - On January 1, 2016, payment adjustments will begin for those Medicare eligible professionals not participating in 2014's Medicare Electronic Health Records (EHR) Incentive Program, confirms the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Medicare eligible professionals can circumvent the 2016 payment adjustment by applying for a 2016 hardship exception by July...


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Congress Debates Economic Benefits of EHR Incentive Programs

by Jacqueline DiChiara

The Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Programs are failing to prove economically beneficial and impose unreasonable mandates on providers according to members of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing on...

Affordable Care Act Means Lower Reimbursement for Physicians

by Jacqueline DiChiara

One year after The Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) implementation, most physicians urge Congress to overturn the legislation after experiencing lower reimbursement, as reported in a recent physician survey. Although 44 percent of surveyed...

Many Denials, Rejections to Follow the ICD-10 Transition?

by Jacqueline DiChiara

After profuse speculation and ample delay, the deadline for the healthcare industry ICD-10 transition remains set for Oct. 1, 2015. As popular speculation of especially disastrous results prospers, it is feasible massive denials and...

EHR Incentive Program Deadline Rapidly Approaching

by Ryan Mcaskill

The deadline for providers to receive payments from the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Program is February 28. The healthcare industry is just about one month away from the February 28 Eligible Professional attestation Medicare EHR...

Financial Incentives, Data Exchange Drive EHR-HIT Adoption

by Stephanie Reardon

62 percent of physicians who adopted health IT tools cited financial incentives and penalties as being influential. A data brief released by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) revealed that the...

HITECH Report: Healthcare Reform Continues with EHR Adoption

by Elizabeth Snell

The continued advancement of health IT adoption, health information exchange and the use of electronic health information are all important tools to improve the quality of healthcare in the nation. Those topics – and many more...

Meaningful Use Hardship Exemption Period Reopened

by Elizabeth Snell

In an effort to relieve more physicians who are struggling to meet reporting mandates, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced earlier this week that it reopened the meaningful use hardship exemption period. Eligible...

OIG: La. overpaid $1.8 million in meaningful use incentives

by Elizabeth Snell

The Louisiana Department of Health & Hospitals was one of the first state organizations to pay EHR incentive payments. In fact, Louisiana made approximately $93 million in Medicaid EHR Incentive Program payments during the 2011...

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