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2024 Healthcare Leaders Association of Alabama Summer Conference

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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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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EHR Meaningful Use – Start in 2013!

First Year of Meaningful Use Maximum Possible Medicare Incentive 2013 $39,000 2014 $24,000* *$15,000 LOSS in possible incentives if you WAIT till 2014 BOTTOM LINE: START THIS YEAR Waiting till 2014 to begin means you could forfeit $15,000 of potential incentive money. To avoid this, start TODAY in 2013 and attest for 90 days of ‘meaningful use’. Don’t leave this money on the table. NEW: CMS EHR Participation Timeline CMS has posted a new interactive…
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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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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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Using MediSYS EHR a Marion County Internal Medicine Practice earned $54,000 in Medicare incentives!

Date: April 24th, 2012 Although not all incentive payments have been reported, those payments reported to MediSYS indicate our Alabama Providers have collected nearly 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…
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