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2024 Healthcare Leaders Association of Alabama Summer Conference July 29-31, 2024 The Lodge at Gulf State Park, A Hilton Hotel Gulf Shores, AL https://www.hlaalabama.com/site_page.cfm?pk_association_webpage_menu=1609&pk_association_webpage=4683  

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Annual Wellness Visits

By Carrie Gulledge RHIA, Director of Electronic Health Records and Jennifer Woodward, Director of Operations with MediSYS   As today’s healthcare drive pushes practices even further down the path of pay for performance versus the older models of pay for volume, administrators and executives throughout healthcare are researching and implementing ideas to provide an overall better experience for patients. Medicare’s Annual Wellness Visits have become one way CMS has encouraged better patient care and follow-up….
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Palmetto GBA Incorrect Claim Rejections- Group NPI and Rendering Provider NPI Do Not Match

Issue Identified 3/19/2018 Palmetto GBA is aware that certain Jurisdiction J Part B claims rejected incorrectly when the billing (group NPI) and rendering provider (individual NPI) combination were submitted correctly. Affected claims incorrectly rejected with: Claim Adjustment Reason Code CO-16 (Claim/service lacks information or has submission/billing error(s) and Remittance Advice Remark Code N290 (Missing/incomplete/invalid rendering provider primary identifier) While Palmetto GBA continues to research the issue, a temporary workaround has been implemented to prevent claims…
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Register TODAY for A Webinar on 24/7 Nursing Services for Clinics to Outsource Chronic Care Management

Learn more about potential changes to Chronic Care Management that could increase your revenues and position your clinic to meet portions of the new CMS requirements more effectively and easier than ever before! “Explore CareSync resources now available to help your practice meet the clinical and documentation requirements for the Medicare’s Chronic Care Management.” Benefits to your practice (typically for Family or Internal Medicine clinics with a high Medicare patient volume): Additional revenues (depending on…
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ImmPRINT and MediSYS EHR

Important News for Pediatric Practices  Pediatric Practices with BCBS of Alabama patients are encouraged to submit all immunization data into ImmPRINT. For MediSYS EHR clients, when you order an immunization within the EHR, this information will automatically be sent to ImmPRINT if you are using the ADPH interface. This will ensure that your overall performance is accurate for immunization measures in the Physician Performance Assessment (PPA) Tool. For further questions, please contact your Provider Networks…
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MediSYS is a PQRS/CQM Data Submission Vendor (DSV): FREE service offered to MediSYS EHR clients!

MediSYS is a PQRS/CQM Data Submission Vendor (DSV): FREE service offered to MediSYS EHR clients! As a Data Submission Vendor (DSV), MediSYS will gather clinical quality data from our 2014 Certified MediSYS EHR and submit this information on the provider’s behalf to CMS for the program year specified. While others vendors are charging extra fees for this service, MediSYS offers this service FREE to all MediSYS EHR clients participating in PQRS and also submitting CQMs…
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MediSYS is now a Member of MGMA of Mississippi

MediSYS is pleased to announce its membership with the Mississippi chapter of MGMA, Medical Group Management Association. This partnership will help foster a growing relationship with the healthcare community in Mississippi and help us better serve our clients in Mississippi. MediSYS knows what it takes to be a successful practice in today’s healthcare market and our dedication to medical clinics spans over 30 years.  MediSYS is client-focused, providing superior services and support including client-specific on-site…
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New MediSYS’ EHR Interfaces with St. Vincent’s and Brookwood Hospitals Streamline Lab/Radiology Results Delivery

Montgomery, AL – MedConnect, Inc. continues to integrate its newest results interface with leading Alabama healthcare institutions. The interface into MediSYS’ EHR, MedConnect v2.3 has now been adopted by two hospital systems in Birmingham, Alabama: St. Vincent’s Hospital and Brookwood Hospital. Providing transmission of laboratory, radiology and other transcribed documents in real time, the interface to MediSYS’ electronic health record (EHR) product suite streamlines processes. Healthcare workers can now eliminate manual paperwork while achieving faster…
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Medicare EHR Attestation Deadline Extended until March 20

  CMS has extended the EHR Attestation Deadline until 11:59 pm ET on March 20, 2015 for EPs attesting to meaningful use for the Medicare EHR Incentive Program 2014 reporting year. This deadline extension is to allow EPs more time to submit meaningful use data. CMS, as well as MediSYS, urges you to begin your 2014 Medicare meaningful use reporting period attestation as soon as possible. Please Note: This deadline extension only affects the Medicare…
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CMS Finalizes New Rule for 2014 CEHRT

On August 29th, CMS released the final rule for providers who are unable to fully implement 2014 Edition CEHRT for an EHR reporting period in 2014 due to delays in 2014 CEHRT availability, to allow them to use the 2011 Edition of certified electronic health record technology (CEHRT) for calendar and fiscal year 2014. Providers may now use EHRs that have been certified under the 2011 Edition, a combination of the 2011 and 2014 Editions,…
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2014 Is Big, Let MediSYS Guide You Through

2014 is a BIG Year, Let MediSYS Guide You Through The year 2014 comes with high stakes and BIG changes for healthcare providers.  The list of penalties and new requirements is bigger than ever, and without guidance from your EHR vendor, your clinic could wind up in the dark.  Not only is 2014 the last year for Medicare providers to begin participation in Meaningful Use to potentially earn an incentive and avoid the penalty. Being…
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Extended Meaningful Use Stage 2 and Stage 3 Timeline

On December 6th, 2013, CMS proposed a new meaningful use timeline for the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs. Under this new timeline, Stage 2 MU will be extended through 2016 with Stage 3 beginning in 2017. Providers are still required to complete at least 2 years in Stage 2 before advancing to Stage 3. “The goal of this change is two-fold:” according to CMS, “first, to allow CMS and ONC to focus efforts on…
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Countdown to PQRS Penalty Deadline (December 31, 2013)

Until the PQRS Penalty Deadline (December 31, 2013)   To avoid the 1.5% PQRS Penalty (which will be levied in 2015), all Medicare providers (regardless of participation in other CMS incentive programs or even if you do not have an EHR) must satisfy one of the follow criteria before December 31st, 2013. Successfully report for the 2013 PQRS Incentive criteria (OR) Submit at least 1 valid PQRS measure via claims, participating registry, or participating/qualified Electronic…
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