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A Walker County clinic using MediSYS has collected $126,000 in Medicare EHR Incentives!

March 11th, 2013 Although not all incentive payments have been reported, those payments reported to MediSYS indicate our Alabama Providers have collected over 4 million dollars in incentive payments.  And that number continues to grow every day as physicians report receiving their checks. Providers from cities across the state of Alabama have received Medicare and Medicaid EHR incentive payments.  Plus, many Medicare providers have collected significant ePrescribe incentive payments, PQRS incentives and more.  Specialties receiving…
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CMS now accepting hardship exemption requests for 2014 eRX penalty

Web portal now OPEN to accept hardship exemption requests for 2014 e-prescribing penalty The Quality Reporting Communications Support Page is now open to accept hardship exemption requests to avoid the 2014 2% eRx penalty. This page will be accessible through June 30, 3013 in order for providers to submit hardship exemption requests. If you submitted a hardship exemption request last year, you must also do so again this year as they must be submitted annually….
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May 1, 2013 – Phase 2 Ordering/Referring Edits Deadline

CMS Ordering/Referring Phase 2 Denial Edits Effective May 1, 2013 Beginning May 1, 2013, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will begin denying claims that do not contain a valid National Provider identified (NPI). This denial edit will affect: Medicare Part B claims including Durable Medical Equipment, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS) that have an ordering or referring physician/non-physician provider; and Part A Home Health Agency (HHA) claims that require an attending physician provider….
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January MediSYS Regional Sessions – Register Now!

Join MediSYS in January 2013 for Regional Sessions where you will learn about upcoming Mandatory 2013 CMS Changes for Meaningful Use, ePrescribe, PQRS and more!  Also review Meaningful Use, learn about upcoming deadlines, and how to avoid any penalties. We will have an ALREC and Medicaid Representative to join us and offer valuable information and have an additional Q & A session. Register NOW by viewing the Monthly Calendar or selecting the date/time below that…
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NEW eRX Payment Adjustment Hardship Exemptions

December 18, 2012 – On November 1, CMS issued an important update on 2013 Electronic Prescribing Payment Adjustment Hardship Exemptions pertaining to the EHR Medicare and Medicaid Incentive Program in the 2013 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Rule. The hardship categories are as follows:  Eligible professionals who achieve meaningful use during certain eRX time frames.  For the 2013 eRX payment adjustment, this will include any eligible professional who achieved meaningful use during January 1, 2011 through…
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Stage 1 Meaningful Use Changes for 2013

December 13, Montgomery, AL The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has modified the current Stage 1 requirements for Meaningful Use effective beginning January 1, 2013. In an effort to keep clinics aware of upcoming changes and the most recent changes, MediSYS for Physicians will be offering intense training classes targeted toward clinics that are participating, will be participating and are considering participation in the Meaningful Use Incentive programs for Medicare and Medicaid in…
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Decatur General Hospital Interface available now through MediSYS EHR

Birmingham, AL – MediSYS for Physicians, Inc. is pleased to announce that the Decatur General Hospital Interface is now operational through MediSYS EHR. This new interface allows practices using MediSYS EHR to receive labs and radiology reports directly from the hospital into the patient’s electronic health record. In an effort to improve and manage patient care, providers are increasingly paying attention to the importance of exchanging information and timely patient care. Internal Medicine Specialists, P.C….
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Central Alabama Clinic using MediSYS EHR receives $108,000 in Medicare EHR Incentives!

November 27th, 2012 Although not all incentive payments have been reported, those payments reported to MediSYS indicate our Alabama Providers have collected over 3 million dollars in incentive payments.  And that number continues to grow every day as physicians report receiving their checks. Providers from cities across the state of Alabama have received Medicare and Medicaid EHR incentive payments.  Plus, many Medicare providers have collected significant ePrescribe incentive payments, PQRS incentives and more.  Specialties receiving…
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Helpful Hints for a Successful EHR Implementation

Helpful Hints for a Successful EHR Implementation:  Ways to simplify and make your transition to EHR easier for everyone! 1. Assign an internal project manager – Choose a liaison and leader for your clinic. Someone who can coordinate with the EHR trainers to insure that all of the initial prep work has been done prior to your clinic’s ‘go-live’ day. 2. Gain cooperation among departments (billing, clinical, front desk, administration) – Include different departments in initial…
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Interoperability with MediSYS

September 14, 2012, Montgomery, AL – MediSYS for Physicians announces additional interoperability partnerships with its Drummond Certified, MediSYS EHR.  Interoperability is probably the most important current and future component of any EHR solution and MediSYS EHR leads the way for interoperability in the state.  The expansion of the MediSYS EHR system’s interoperability further solidifies the company’s commitment, not only to their clients, but also to the ever-evolving tools needed for quality healthcare.   Providers have…
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Walker County Nurse Practitioners Received $42,500 in Medicaid EHR Incentive for the first year!

July 24th, 2012 Although not all incentive payments have been reported, those payments reported to MediSYS indicate our Alabama Providers have collected over 2 million dollars in incentive payments.  And that number continues to grow every day as physicians report receiving their checks. Providers from cities across the state of Alabama have received Medicare and Medicaid EHR incentive payments.  Plus, many Medicare providers have collected significant ePrescribe incentive payments, PQRS incentives and more.  Specialties receiving…
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What is the three-day payment rule and does it affect my practice?

A new modifier (PD) must be added to a claim when a Medicare Part A or Part B patient is admitted to a hospital for a clinically related service within three days of a physician visit.  The admitting diagnosis does NOT have to be the same as the physician service diagnosis. The practice must add the PD modifier for ALL services and will therefore be paid at the lower facility rate. (PD: diagnostic or related…
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