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Small practice positives and challenges regarding the implementation of MACRA

Small practice positives and challenges regarding the implementation of MACRA There are positives and challenges for the small practice regarding the implementation of the Medicare Access & CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA). Small practice positives with MACRA The flexible “pick your pace of participation” route permits practices to report one active quality measure per provider for[…]

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Solutions for the Ambulatory Anesthesia Value-Based World

Article 2 in a series: Ambulatory anesthesia providers resolve value-based payment issues. The first article in the series, The Ambulatory Anesthesia Value-Based World, addressed the problems associated with achieving effective results in the world of value-based payment models and ambulatory anesthesia.  This report features what practitioners are doing to resolve the issues and achieve desired[…]

AR Management

The Ambulatory Anesthesia Value-Based World

Article 1 in a series to help anesthesia providers survive and thrive using the new value-based payment models. The reality of the ambulatory anesthesia value-based world is that Medicare inadvertently set up the ambulatory anesthesiology practice for failure. Most of the non-hospital based practices were unable to achieve meaningful use which eliminated them from the[…]

Medical Coding Services

Anesthesia Reporting of PQRS for 2016

Anesthesia Reporting of PQRS for 2016 The Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) is at the core of a much larger mandate that requires a significant amount of clinical data reporting.  This type of accounting does not work fluidly without the use of electronic medical records (EMRs). In order to avoid a financial penalty over the[…]

Medcial Provider Credentialing

Anesthesia Informatics, Data-Driven Practice Management

Anesthesiology medical billing specialists understand the specific coding and billing guidelines for all aspects of anesthesiology medical billing and collection Americans are insisting on consistency, reliability and accountability from their healthcare system and providers. This demand has triggered a broad-based commitment to seeking a much improved approach to managing quality and cost, one in which[…]