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What Physicians Should Know About Primary Care First (PCF)?

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CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) launched an alternative payment model – Primary Care First. This program is expected to be in effect from this year, and it will assess the financial risk and performance-based payments such as QPP MIPS. This program also contributes to the lower Medicare expenses. …

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CMS Issued Final Rule on Technology Access for Seniors!

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CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) published a final rule to support innovation and technology for Medicare beneficiaries.  This rule comes under Medicare Coverage of Innovative Technology (MCIT). The result is expected high pace in the healthcare innovation and easy access of technology to seniors. Undoubtedly, it will be …

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Why Future of Healthcare Relies on Patient Portals?

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Patient portals are virtual outlets in which patients can view their medical status in the most current form. Before we talk about their benefits, it is crucial to define the term. The term ‘Patient Portal’ is a computer program (an interface) by which patients can access their health charts from …

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Get Started with QPP MIPS 2021 in 9 Easy Steps

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With New Year comes the fourth year for MIPS data submission. We have almost a year for its reporting deadline. However, the sooner we start strategizing for it, the better MIPS incentives we can target. MIPS Contributes in the Healthcare Industry in Terms of: QualityPromoting Interoperability (PI)Improvement Activities (IA)Cost Based …

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How to Select the Right Quality Measures in MIPS 2020?

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MIPS 2020 performance year is about to end, and MIPS eligible physicians do not have much time left to start with its data submission. The most important factor that gives margin to success in this incentive payment program is by choosing the right aka specialty-specific measures. Not to worry here …

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3 Major Challenges Faced in Telehealth and How to Overcome Them

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Telehealth or telemedicine is on the rise in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This practice has been utilized majorly for high-risked patients to keep their safety into consideration.  Many healthcare professionals are finding ways to expand telehealth services as part of the Medicaid program and simplifying solutions for medical billing …

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How CMS Supports Underprivileged and Small Medical Practices?

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We cannot disregard the services of small medical practices or rural practices or facilities in underprivileged areas. They, despite their limited resources, strive to provide quality healthcare services to patients. However, it doesn’t mean that they cannot be included in the Quality Payment Program (QPP). CMS (Centers for Medicare and …

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How Do Practices Cope with Revenue Loss during the Pandemic?

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The Healthcare sector has suffered during the COVID-19 pandemic. Limited access to resources has shaken every corner of healthcare, from medical billing to care delivery. The worst part is reduced patient volume in medical practices and its impact on the financial cycle. Thus, the ongoing pandemic threatens the very existence …

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4 Steps to Put Patient Satisfaction into Action: Billing Services Write

Nowadays, physicians’ reimbursements depend highly on the performance of medical billing services besides the patients’ satisfaction levels. In the upcoming years, we can expect their impact to increase in the payment models, even resulting in penalties in response to patients’ dissatisfaction.  QPP MIPS also regards patient engagement and empowerment in …

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