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Apr 21st, 2017
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently posted three new resources to its Quality Payment Program Educational Resources webpage: MIPS Participation Fact Sheet: This fact sheet answers basic questions about eligibility in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS). Fact: “Clinicians who are not included in MIPS now, may choose to voluntarily submit data individua...
When you think of a “brand” of any particular item, what comes to mind? Nike, Levi Strauss, Mercedes Benz, Kleenex, and McDonalds might be just a few of the names that popped into your mind. Think about each name on that list – what comes to mind? Does a particular brand inspire you? Make you ...
Your reception area is the first thing a patient will see when coming to the office. It should be inviting and clean, while also providing privacy and efficiency. Potential negatives in a reception area include: Dirty counters, chairs, or carpet, which may give the impression that germs and diseases are all around. Dog-eared reading material: ...
A practice may either purchase or lease new equipment. Both options provide benefits, and decisions usually are made on a case-by-case basis. Advantages for Leasing Equipment Leasing equipment allows a clinic to acquire equipment with little up-front expenditure, which is helpful if cash flow or credit is weak. Generally, you can deduct lease payments as ...
Healthcare technology continues to advance — and not for just the machines used in hospitals and clinics. As the world becomes more digital, health apps are making it easier for people to manage their own health conditions using a personal handheld device. Here are six apps (available for both iOS and Android devices) that focus ...