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Save BIG on Pediatric Practice Management Systems

Save BIG on Pediatric Practice Management Systems

Limited Time Only! 2 Ways to SAVE! For a limited time only, save BIG on the feature packed Pediatric Practice Management system from American Medical Software. This easy-to-learn, easy-to-use system comes complete with 4 fully featured modules and all of the tools needed to run any Pediatric practice efficiently and paperless. The 4 moduels included with the Pediatric Practice Management… Read more →

New CMS 1500 Claim Forms and ICD-10 Deadlines Approach

New CMS 1500 Claim Forms and ICD-10 Deadlines Approach

ICD-10 and the New CMS 1500 Forms With the scope of the transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10 and multiple deadlines approaching, it is imperative for practices to begin looking into ensuring their software and employees are prepared for the required coding changes. In fact, they should have already been looking into this. By April 1st, 2014, CMS will begin requiring… Read more →

2013 Holiday Savings!

2013 Holiday Savings!

Celebrating 30 years of Excellence with Holiday Savings! Based on the direct purchase of the Practice Management ULTRA system featuring the Appointment, EMR, Billing, and Portal modules. $3000 SAVINGS* NOW ONLY $6995 Retail Price $9995 Purchase includes: Training Technical Support Updates and Upgrades *All savings based on a 5 user license. Contact AMS for other configurations. Offers expire 12/31/2013. SAVINGS… Read more →

Will Patient Engagement Work Without Patient Incentives?

Will Patient Engagement Work Without Patient Incentives?

No Patient Incentives? There’s a big problem coming down the pike for providers in Stage 2 of meaningful use, and it’s a lot bigger than rounding up some patients into a computer lab… (continue reading article at: EHR Intelligence – Will patient engagement work without patient incentives?)

Why Awareness Is The First Step To A Successful ICD-10 Move

Why Awareness Is The First Step To A Successful ICD-10 Move

ICD-10 Move – Step 1: Awareness Healthcare organizations and providers have only a finite amount of time left to prepare for the big shift to ICD-10 on Oct. 1, 2014. Surely, the transition from ICD-9 to… (continue reading article at EHR Intelligence – Why Awareness Is The First Step To A Successful ICD-10 Move)

Why Doctors Must Discuss Costly Treatment Before Patients Receive Bills

Why Doctors Must Discuss Costly Treatment Before Patients Receive Bills

A $1,000 bill for a $30 Pap smear test. A $55,000 bill for out-of-pocket costs for breast cancer treatments. A patient who loses her home because of astronomical medical expenses. All true accounts of the reality facing patients and all because physicians failed to discuss the costs of test and therapies with patients before they ordered them. Costly Treatments Physicians… Read more →

ICD-10 ACA Survey Shows Concerns For Impact On Daily Tasks

ICD-10 ACA Survey Shows Concerns For Impact On Daily Tasks

ICD-10 ACA Concerns It’s an understatement that ICD-10 ACA will lead to major changes in the healthcare industry. Hundreds of thousands of new codes and millions of newly-insured… (continue reading article at EHR Intelligence – ICD-10, ACA survey shows concerns for impact on daily tasks)

Start ICD-10 Success With The Data You Already Have Now

Start ICD-10 Success With The Data You Already Have Now

ICD-10 Success There are plenty of unknowns when it comes to the ICD-10 transition and what it takes to have ICD-10 success. Who will be ready? Who won’t get there in time? What will it mean if organizations can’t code… (continue reading article at EHR Intelligence – Start ICD-10 success with the data you already have now)

 HHS introduces Meaningful Consent For Patient Engagement

HHS introduces Meaningful Consent For Patient Engagement

HHS introduces Meaningful Consent Meaningful use is no longer the only “meaningful” program administered by the Department of Health & Human Services (HHS). HHS introduces Meaningful Consent site to educate healthcare organizations… (continue reading article at EHR Intelligence – HHS introduces Meaningful Consent For Patient Engagement)

ICD-10 Arrives Early In New Claims Form

ICD-10 Arrives Early In New Claims Form

ICD-10 Arrives Early The U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) announced on Thursday that Medicare will begin accepting a revised CMS-1500 form (version 02/12) on January 6, 2014. Embedded in this is a requirement for some healthcare IT vendors to start supporting a component of the International Classification of Diseases version 10 (ICD-10) earlier… Read more →

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