The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy Rule gives patients the right to receive a listing, known as an accounting of disclosure, of their information that is disclosed to others by their physician.
The compliance date of the HIPAA Final Rule – September 23, 2013 – is approaching. As a small practice or individual health care provider, there are multiple areas of the HIPAA Final Rule that can impact your business and the way you interact with patients....Continue
Under the new Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), separate payment adjustments under the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS), Value-Based Payment Modifier (VM), and the Medicare EHR Incentive Program will sunset December 31, 2018. MIPS payment adjustments will begin January 1, Please visit our MACRA /...Continue
The Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) is a Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) reporting program that uses a combination of incentive payments and payment adjustments to promote reporting of quality information by eligible professionals (EPs). Any provider who sees Medicare Part B patients...Continue
As a Medicare provider, you may be subject to federal penalties if you don’t send and report a certain number of e-prescriptions or qualify for an exclusion. You need to send 10 G-codes by June 30 in order to avoid a 2% Medicare deduction in...Continue