Blogs

  • How to document and bill for telemedicine visits during COVID-19 emergency?

    Due to the urgency to expand the use of technology to help patients who need routine care, and to keep vulnerable patients or patients with mild symptoms in their homes while maintaining access to the...

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  • CMS Guidelines for Coronavirus Billing

    The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is proactively taking steps to ensure that patients, healthcare facilities and clinical laboratories are prepared to respond to theCOVID-19, a diseas...

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  • Proactive HIPAA Compliance

    The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996 is a federal law that establishes national standards to protect individuals' medical records and other personal health informati...

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  • Credentialing Timeline

    Becoming a credentialed provider is a lengthy and complicated process.The timeline to become credentialed can differ from payer topayer. ...

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  • MIPS 2020 Final Rule & Future Planning

    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released its Final Rule for the 2020 Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) program. The Final Rule continues to gradually increase the report...

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  • MIPS 2020 Proposed Rule

    CMS just posted the proposed rule for MIPS 2020 which comes with a lot of continuous changes! While you are still trying to understand the new rules that came with this year’s reporting, we are cons...

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  • How Does MIPS Impact Oncology

    Approximately 38.4 percent of men and women will be diagnosed with cancer at some point in their life, while 7.6 million people die from the disease. With cancer becoming more common, many patients ar...

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  • MIPS 2019

    1. What are the categories for MIPS 2019 reporting and how are they weighted? Quality – 45 points Weighted from 50% to 45% Many benchmarks changed Multiple measures removed and many common measures ...

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