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Top 3 EHR Compliance Risks - How to avoid Auditor Scrutiny?

Posted by Suzanne Prasad

EHRs provide physicians with many benefits; however, there are also compliance risks inherent in the technology. Physicians must be aware of these risks and take steps to address them, said Sandy Giangreco, RHIT, CCS, CCS-P, RCC, CPC, COC, CPC-I, COBGC, coding compliance audit senior manager at CHAN Healthcare, and Kim Huey, MJ, CHC, CPC, CCS-P, PCS, CPCO, independent coding and reimbursement consultant.

Giangreco and Huey both spoke during the 88th annual American Health Information Management Association’s (AHIMA) convention held October 16-19, 2016 in Baltimore, MD.

This article addresses several compliance vulnerabilities that Giangreco and Huey discussed and provides tips on how to mitigate risk.

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Advantages of Medical Billing Software integrated with EMR Software

Posted by Shreya Iyer

Integrated EMR & Practice Management System

In 2009, Congress passed HITECH, properly known as the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act. The law offered huge financial incentives to providers who implemented an Electronic Medical Record usually abbreviated as EMR, but interchangeable with Electronic Health Record or EHR. Of the $35 billion appropriated for this mass transition to digital medical records, the federal government has given about $20 billion to health providers so far.

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Electronic Medical Billing & ACA : What We Know as of January 2014

Posted by Alok Prasad

In all the upheaval about dropped insurance and online healthcare markets, one piece of the Affordable Care Act that impacts healthcare providers may have been lost. Section 1104 of the ACA, which is also called the Administrative Simplification section, lays out some rules about the insurance adjudication process that are important for providers of all sizes to understand. Deadlines for compliance began on January 1, 2013, though some rules require effective dates of January 1, 2016.

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RevenueXL EHR - Enhancing the Value of Belonging to Professional Organizations

Posted by Shreya Iyer

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RevenueXL EHR Software - Thanksgiving Giveaway

Posted by Alok Prasad

About RevenueXL

Established in 2005, RevenueXL of Cupertino, California (Silicon Valley) is a leading provider of healthcare solutions and EMR software, providing CCHIT and ONC-ATCB Certified Electronic Health Records Software to small and mid-sized practices.

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Electronic Health Records - Adoption Brings Better Referrals

Posted by Shreya Iyer

Increase Referrals To Your Private Practice Now By Adopting Electronic Health Records

Like any new office policy integration process there exists a learning curve. One well worth the time investment is the introduction of a new electronic health records system into your private practice. The government is currently offering potential financial incentives for those who adopt early, but has also laid out a series of penalties for those who miss mandated deadlines. Everyday, more providers are going paperless to streamline their process- what could this imply for your referral base? 

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3 Reasons Why EHR Software Usage and Patient Loyalty are Positively Correlated

Posted by Shreya Iyer

 Why Using EHR Software Helps Increase Patient Loyalty?

Attracting new customers can be expensive. According to Lee Resource Inc., it can cost over five times as much to gain a new customer as it does to keep an old one. A healthcare office may be slightly different from a retail business, but there is still value in patient loyalty. Happy patients return for future visits and are more likely to refer friends and family to the practice. When most of the business for your healthcare office is recurring patients, you also save on costs associated with gathering new patient information and creating records. One way to get those benefits is to use EHR software in your office; studies have shown a positive correlation between such software and patient loyalty.

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EMR Software for iPad Offers Security, Functionality, Convenience

Posted by Alok Prasad

If you build an EMR app for the iPad, will they come? Maybe, if doctors can be convinced that the technology is secure and able to carry out the sometimes complex tasks associated with managing patient care.

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Top 5 Reasons Why Urologists Are Embracing Urology EMR Software

Posted by Aparna Prasad

As the deadlines for Stage 2 Incentives for the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act and the new billing procedure ICD-10 quickly approach, perhaps there is not a better time for Urology Clinics and Urologists to consider moving from the cumbersome, space hogging paper chart system to the streamlined certified Urology EMR Software designed to assist them not only with patient care and patient health records, but also offer them the assistance they need to comply with a tightly controlled billing structure.

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Providers: Do Not Fall Prey To Common EMR Myths

Posted by Aparna Prasad

Electronic medical records are nothing new; they became a standard part of the medical industry over 20 years ago. Nevertheless, a number of myths surrounding EMRs persist. These myths may serve to discourage the very practices that could most benefit from the adoption of an EMR system. The following are a few of the most pervasive and misleading myths about EMR:

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