To Keep or Replace Sage Medical Manager® to comply with ‘Meaningful Use’ and 5010/ICD-10? THAT is the Question.
Achieving meaningful use of an electronic health record (EHR) is not the only deadline facing medical practices. By federal mandate, in January of 2012, practices must process claims in the new 5010 format, a transaction standard that will support ICD-10 codes. And then, by October of 2013, practices must successfully convert to ICD-10, an expanded [...]
For four years now, medical practice professionals have responded to the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) about their biggest daily professional challenges, as well as their struggles to adapt their professions and practices to a time of rapid change, legislative pressure and fiscal uncertainty.
According to the MGMA 2011 “Medical Practice Today: What Members Have to [...]
On Thursday, July 14,2011, CMS will host “Medicare & Medicaid EHR Incentive Program Basics for Eligible Professionals” from 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM EST. This session is intended for eligible professionals who are individual practitioners. Registration will close at 1:30 PM ET on Wednesday, July 13, 2011, or when available space has been filled. Some of the questions [...]
National health IT coordinator, Farzad Mostashari, has agreed with conclusions of the Health IT Policy Committee for delaying the start of stage 2 measures until 2014 for those providers attesting to meaningful use in 2011 or 2012. The reason? Timelines for implementing the next set of EHR functionality and updating systems is simply not feasible.
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