In the second decade of the 21st century, many healthcare providers are struggling to decide whether or not to accept patients who have Medicaid. A key issue is the provider’s ability to ensure compliance with its myriad reimbursement regulations.
Posted in Compliance
Also tagged ACA, Affordable Care Act, billing process, coding, electronic health records, False Claims Act, health law, healthcare law, HIPPA, ICD-10, Medicaid, Medicaid fraud, Medicare, OAH, revenue cycle management, whistle blowing
How effective are Patient Centered Medical Homes and Accountable Care Organizations? Maryland experts describe how both models are improving care and why the new Maryland Medicare waiver may provide an impetus to both.
Posted in Healthcare IT
Also tagged Accountable Care Organization, ACO, Affordable Care Act, EHR, electronic healthcare network accreditation commission, HIPAA, meaningful use, MedChi, Patient Centered Medical Home, PCMH, The Maryland State Medical Society
Compliance Dates For ICD-10 Are Just Over the Horizon By: Denise Buenning Are you prepared for the U.S. health care system’s change from ICD-9 to ICD-10 diagnosis and procedure codes? The switch to ICD-10 takes effect on October 1, 2013. Leading up to the October 1, 2013, compliance date, Maryland physicians should also keep the […]
Practical Advice for a Conversion or Upgrade By: Linda Harder Whether your practice is small or large, and whether you’re implementing a new EHR or upgrading an existing one, it’s a huge undertaking. We spoke with a number of IT professionals, practice managers and EHR vendors for tips to ease your conversion pain. Why Start […]