The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) and the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act will offer stimulus funding to eligible providers who achieve ‘meaningful use’ of electronic health records. As we wait for the full and formal definition of ‘meaningful use’ to be announced this spring, our attention turns to achieving ‘meaningful [...]
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator John Kerry (D-Mass.), a senior member of the Finance Committee and former Chairman of the Small Business Committee, today introduced legislation to help family doctors modernize their patients’ records and prescriptions.
The Small Business Health Information Technology Financing Act of 2009 would make family doctors and other small medical practices eligible for [...]
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced on Oct. 30 a 21.2 percent 2010 pay cut for physicians participating in Medicare.
As reported by Healthcare Finance News, J. James Rohack, MD, president of the American Medical Association, said the pay cut is the largest that physicians participating in Medicare have had to face. Access to [...]
Our leading national revenue cycle management software and solutions provider has announced the immediate availability of its new Denial Management and Decision Support (DMDS) solution. It is an advanced analytic engine that helps healthcare providers of all sizes better understand, correct, and receive payments and better organize the business to deal with payer- and [...]