In Audit
Sep 12th, 2012
Figliozzi and Co., an accounting firm based in Garden City, N.Y., has started post-payment audits for hospitals and eligible professionals who have claimed successful meaningful use of electronic health records (EHRs). The process starts with a mailed letter sent from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to physicians who have received an incentive check, saying he or ...
Aug 20th, 2009
Health care providers, health plans, and other entities covered under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) will soon be required to notify individuals in the event their unsecured personal health information (PHI) is breached. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) published an interim final rule with comment period Aug. 24 providing new ...
Jun 22nd, 2009
If you’re considering purchasing an electronic medical record (EMR) system, you’re not alone. Plenty of organizations have made the leap before you; so why not learn from their failures and successes? Worst Mistakes to Make When Considering EMR was last modified: July 5th, 2011 by admin aapc...
Jun 15th, 2009
Want to know what President Obama’s National Coordinator for Health Information Technology thinks and how what he envisions will affect you and your practice? Check out this interview in Health IT News. What Does Dr. Blumenthal Think? was last modified: July 5th, 2011 by admin aapc...
In CMS
Jun 12th, 2009
Maryland has adopted its own bill to persuade physicians and facilities to adopt certified electronic health records (EHR), complementing the $20 billion carrot included in the stimulus bill signed in February. Maryland Enacts Own EHR Law was last modified: July 5th, 2011 by admin aapc...