In Billing
Mar 2nd, 2012
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released Feb. 24 a Fact Sheet on its proposed definition of Stage 2 meaningful use of electronic health records (EHRs). CMS Unveils Proposed Stage 2 EHR Meaningful Use Requirements was last modified: January 17th, 2015 by admin aapc...
In Billing
Sep 16th, 2011
The Electronic Prescribing (eRx) Incentive Program 2011 final rule has been posted by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The rule fulfills requirements laid out in the Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act (MIPPA) by defining what a provider must do to avoid the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) adjustment should he ...
In CMS
May 13th, 2011
A new edition of the free “A Clinician’s Guide to Electronic Prescribing” has been completed by the American Medical Association (AMA) and several partners. The new guide covers recently implemented programs designed to induce providers into taking advantage of the paperless method as part of  electronic health record (EHR) adoption and meaningful use. One of ...
In Coding
Apr 15th, 2011
The American Academy of Family Practice (AAFP) has created a new resource to help family physicians understand how they can earn a 1 percent incentive payment for electronic prescribing (e-Rx) in 2011 and avoid a 1 percent penalty in 2012. The three-page document lists three ways physicians can earn the e-Rx incentive, and four ways physicians ...