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Creating Value in Bundled Payments

  •   Article
  •   5/4/2018
  •   John Banks Powell, CipherHealth

A debate has been brewing over the past few years surrounding the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) mandatory and voluntary bundled payment programs. The eventual goal is to shift healthcare providers from fee-for-service payment models to those that are value-based, the most popular being mandatory and voluntary bundled payments.  Click to read it all!

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Transitional Care Management

  •   Webinar
  •   2/22/2018
  •   Kimberly Kicklighter, RN, MSN

Transitional Care Management (TCM) programs provide high quality care, when your patients need it most.  Do you understand your role in ensuring that patients do not fall through the cracks during a transition of their care?  Does your practice miss key components to ensure the success of a TCM program in your office?  This education session provides a great overview of the TCM requirements and how to avoid unnecessary pitfalls.

 

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Patient Engagement and Health Literacy

  •   Webinar
  •   12/7/2017
  •   Stephanie Koehn, RMA, CPC, CPCO, CPPM

Physicians and other healthcare providers are increasingly focused on Patient Engagement and Education.  What effect does your patients' knowledge and participation in their own care have on provider quality reporting? Are you taking the time to educate your patients on the importance of being engaged in their care? This education session will enhance your efforts in improving your patients’ consumption of your care. 

Stephanie Koehn of Successful Health & Wellness Solutions presents this education focusing on defining Health Literacy, how low health literacy effects your quality reporting, and what you can do engage your patients in their care.

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What is a Security Risk Assessment and Why Do You Need One?

  •   Webinar
  •   11/8/2017
  •   John McDuffie

 

Do you have a HIPAA compliant Risk Assessment? Are you doing enough to protect PHI and ePHI? Completing a checklist or performing the minimum number of steps to render a Risk Assessment does not guarantee your Risk Assessment is HIPAA compliant.

Are you aware a Security Risk Assessment is one of the four mandatory ACI transition measures and it plays a role in all 4 mandatory measures and the 7 optional measures?  This webinar demonstrates how Data Security is NOT just an issue for your software system or IT department.

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What Is a Security Risk Assessment?

  •   Article
  •   10/31/2017
  •   John McDuffie

In the healthcare realm, protecting your network and data is the law. Protecting PHI and ePHI requires many safeguards including strong password protection and strict adherence to policies governing the handling of PHI and ePHI to mention a few. Every possible step must be taken to ensure a patient’s information is not compromised.  This article provides excellent insight into how you can protect your data and protect your practice!

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Best Practices for Optimizing Patient Risk Adjustment Scores

  •   Article
  •   10/19/2017
  •   Ronnie Smith, MD, ABIM, RPVI

It is imperative that healthcare providers quickly learn to navigate the new order of Risk Adjustment payment methodologies to insure optimal reimbursement for their services.  Leading industry expert Ronnie Smith, MD, has provided this article to shed light on this important and changing topic for providers.

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