Now that the QPP and EHR Incentive Program have pushed out the requirement for 2015 Edition certified software beyond 2018, the question remains “Should anyone care?” The definitive answer is “Yes.” Here’s why…

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March 29, 2023 ︱ 21st Century Cures Act & What It Means for Your Practice

The Cures Act sets a lot of important improvements in motion for the healthcare industry overall, and your requirements are fairly simple. Read...

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February 9, 2022 ︱ The No Surprises Act and Your Practice

The No Surprises Act is certainly good news for patients but will require some additional work on the part of providers. So, what do...

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January 26, 2022 ︱ EPCS/PDMP Regulations and How to Respond

Opioid abuse is devastating our country, and due to this fact regulators are acting in the form of EPCS and PDMP Read more...

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March 3, 2021 ︱ CMS Interoperability and Patient Access Final Rule: Is That Actually Going into Place for Payers?

The Interoperability and Patient Access Final Rule has been a large area of focus - what does this mean for you? Read more...

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February 10, 2021 ︱ 21st Century Cures Act

The 21st Century Cures Act and your EMR software - learn about what changes need to be made by your EHR vendor. Read...

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January 13, 2021 ︱ E/M Coding: 2021 Office Coding Changes

E/M coding is changing in 2021 - what can your office expect in terms of updates? Find out.  Read more →

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January 8, 2021 ︱ 2021 QPP Final Rule

Another year, another round of regulatory changes. How did the pandemic impact 2021 QPP changes?  Read more →

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March 11, 2020 ︱ What is the difference between HIPAA “required” and “addressable” security measures?

Do you know the difference between HIPAA "required" and "addressable" security measures? Read more →

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January 29, 2020 ︱ 2020 QPP – Goals and Takeaways

What changes to the 2020 final rule should your practice be aware of? Find out.  Read more →

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August 28, 2019 ︱ Civil & Criminal Penalties for HIPAA Violations

Let's learn about HIPAA - who are covered entities, how did it begin, and more... Read more →

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August 7, 2019 ︱ What is HIPAA: HIPAA History, Definitions, Violations, & More…

Let's learn about HIPAA - who are covered entities, how did it begin, and more... Read more →

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April 24, 2019 ︱ The 2015 Edition CEHRT Requirements for 2019 Reporting

Are you utilizing a 2015 Edition CEHRT EMR? Here is why you should, for reporting purposes. Read more →

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April 10, 2019 ︱ Promoting Interoperability: What YOU Need to Know

Here is what you need to know about the promoting interoperability category. Read more →

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March 6, 2019 ︱ 2019 CMS Final Rule: Changes Affecting Your Practice

CMS released the 2019 final rule - how will this affect your practice? Find out.  Read more →

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January 16, 2019 ︱ The HIPAA Compliance of Wearable Technology

Are you looking to implement PGHD collection through wearable technology at your practice but nervous of potential security risks? Find out how you can...

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September 4, 2018 ︱ Benefits of Integrating with Your State’s PDMP

Integrating with your state's PDMP is crucial to minimize doctor shopping, and prescription drug misuse and abuse. Are you using this tool? Read...

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June 6, 2018 ︱ How Health IT (HIT) Supports the Million Hearts Initiative

The Million Hearts Initiative continues to aid in preventing cardiovascular emergencies. Do you know your ABCS? Read more →

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May 23, 2018 ︱ What is the CHIP?

Do you currently see patients that use CHIP? It's important to know how this program works, and what is involved. Read more... Read...

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January 31, 2018 ︱ Difference Between 2017 & 2018 QPP Measures

What changes to the QPP have happened since 2017? Find out and prepare your practice for another successful year of reporting.  Read...

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January 5, 2018 ︱ What is the Comprehensive Primary Care Plus Program and Who is Participating

CPC+ was created to help strengthen primary care, promote good health and reduce healthcare costs. What are the requirements? Read more →

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January 3, 2018 ︱ Will Patient Centered Medical Home Certification Make My Practice More Patient and Physician Friendly?

Learn how the Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) model can make your practice more patient and physician friendly.  Read more →

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December 20, 2017 ︱ Why Does EPCS Matter and Why the Slow Adoption from Providers?

E-Prescribing of Controlled Substances, or EPCS, was approved by the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) in 2010. Learn about the benefits & why providers...

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December 13, 2017 ︱ Chronic Care Management: What You Need to Know

Learn about Chronic Care Management (CCM) & when clinician can bill for Chronic Care Management services using CPT 99490 for that month. Read...

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November 17, 2017 ︱ MIPS 101 – Demystifying the Quality Category

From Qualify category reporting requirements to MIPS scoring methodology – learn your options for 2017 and how to get the most out of your...

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September 12, 2017 ︱ Why the 2015 Edition CEHRT Matters

The QPP and EHR Incentive Program have delayed the requirement for 2015 Edition certified software beyond 2018. Here's why you should care... Read...

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April 11, 2017 ︱ HIPAA Security Risk Analysis

Healthcare continues to be an emerging target for cyber villains seeking the newest and most lucrative sources of personal identifying data in order to...

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March 21, 2017 ︱ Defining the HIPAA Security Rule Categories

The Security Rule are the standards for electronic patient health information (ePHI), which is the subset of what is covered by the HIPAA Privacy...

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March 8, 2017 ︱ 7 Steps to Minimize HIPAA Security Risk

HIPAA security risks happen. Prepare your medical practice by guarding protected health information (PHI). Get started today with these 7 helpful tips! Read...

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February 28, 2017 ︱ MIPS 101: Important Facts about the Merit Based Incentive Program

The Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) will affect medical practices in various ways. Learn how to prepare your practice for participation.  Read more...

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