Get past EHR implementation “labor pains” by taking advantage of the efficiencies offered by your “newborn” system. Here’s how.
Even if you’ve had success with Stage 1 meaningful use requirements, pay attention to the changes included in Stage 2.
A patient portal is required to meet two of the 17 core measures for Meaningful Use (MU) in 2014. Are your practice and your EHR vendor ready? Will patients participate? Let’s look at what’s involved in a successful portal implementation.
By understanding your responsibilities and the documentation required by CMS, you can pass an audit with flying colors.
Many of the requests and e-mails I receive ask for help to find current and correct information for the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Program (meaningful use). The questions and needs vary, but the common problem is that there are many resources, sources and information that constantly changes. It can be difficult to find updated and accurate answers, so I have created this table as a starting point.
20% of providers fail a pre-payment audit and 24% fail a full audit. Don't become one of the statistics. An ounce of prevention is worth thousands of dollars to your practice.
Are you fully prepared for all the possible disruptions the change will bring? How long will it take the entire health-care system to adjust to the structure of ICD-10? More importantly, how long will it take you?