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Meaningful Use: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services webpage
Prescription for a healthier practice: Switch to e-billing and improve key practice metrics
The AMA recommends that physicians switch from paper billing to e-billing, particularly for workers’ compensation and auto injury claims. AMA says e-billing can help improve the rate of first-time acceptance and your revenue cycle, and reduce the rate of resubmissions and the number of payer status calls. To get started in automating these claims, watch “Workers’ compensation e-billing - A rapidly evolving solution to a historic revenue cycle headache!” which walks you through the process of adopting e-billing.
Webinar: 2013 Medicare incentive programs
This one-hour webinar from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services provides an excellent, easy to understand overview of the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS), e-prescribing (eRx), and the Electronic Health Records (EHR) meaningful use incentive program. Learn how decisions to participate in one or more programs could affect incentive payments or payment adjustments to Medicare reimbursement. Topics covered include: eligibility, important 2013 deadlines, and decision trees for each program.