Curas News Archives - Curas Inc

The Top Billing Challenges that Impact your Cash Flow

There are many challenges that can interrupt your practice’s cash flow, some of which are common enough you almost come to expect them as part of the process. But this doesn’t have to be the case. The billing challenges you face can be identified and improved upon to make sure your practice gets paid in a timely manner. At Curas,…

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Need help with billing?

At Curas, we specialize in optimizing billing procedures so that your practice can run smoothly and efficiently. Optimizing your billing keeps delays from occurring in your cash flow, and can help you identify and address key issues so that your billing workflows can run as efficiently as possible. With Curas’s help setting up your billing processes, your in-house staff will…

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MIPS Updates

Quick updates regarding the 2018 reporting period include: The Cost category will be worth 10% of the final MIPS score instead of the proposed 0%. The Quality category will be a full year for the reporting period, whereas the other categories are only 90 days.  This category weightage is also dropping to 50% in 2018. The minimal points for 2018…

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MIPS 2017

If you have not already been engaged with meeting MIPS requirements for 2017, you should look to avoid the penalty for this year, which includes submitting one of the following: Data on one quality measure for one patient anytime during the 2017 calendar year Data on one improvement activities which last a minimum of 90 days during the 2017 calendar…

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2018 CPT Codes and Medicare Fee Schedule

The 2018 CPT Codes and 2018 Medicare Fee Schedule are anticipated for release in January 2018. As in previous years, Curas will notify once released.  Our team will apply the patches for our supported customers and send notification upon completion. The 2018 ICD codes were released in October. If you require assistance or have any questions, please contact our Curas support team…

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New Medicare Beneficiary Numbers

The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) of 2015, requires Medicare to remove Social Security Numbers (SSNs) from all Medicare cards by April 2019. A new Medicare Beneficiary Identifier (MBI) will replace the SSN-based Health Insurance Claim Number (HICN) on the new Medicare cards for Medicare transactions like billing, eligibility status, and claim status. Beginning in April 2018, Medicare will start mailing the…

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Holiday Hours

The Holiday season is upon us! The Curas Support Team wants to send a quick reminder to our customers regarding the process for reporting urgent system down issues during our closed office hours. Curas will be closed: Monday, December 25, 2017 Tuesday, December 26, 2017 Monday, January 1, 2018 On these days, if an urgent system down issue occurs, please…

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New RCM360® Fee Schedule Service

Are you having a difficult tracking what you should be paid? RCM360® can help! RCM360® has come out with a new service that gathers and loads your payer fee schedules into eClinicalWorks for you. With RCM360®, you won’t have to worry about losing track of payments. They’ll communicate with you to provide a helpful service, which includes: Obtaining a fee…

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eCW Version Information

If you have not heard, Version 11 is being released December 15th, 2017! This will be the new 2015 certified version of eClinicalWorks.  This version is where you will meet Eva – the EHR industry’s first virtual assistant.  In the meantime, do not forget about the current version upgrade available for SP2.  If you are interested in upgrading, please reach…

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eClinicalWorks’ Third Quarter Experiences Strongest Sales of 2017

eClinicalWorks announced its strongest sales quarter of 2017, making it the second most used EHR in the country. Over 3,750 providers joined, including small to large enterprise clients, resulting in revenue of $130 million. More than 80% of the physicians who joined in the third quarter were previously from other EHRs and selected to switch to eClinicalWorks. “We are proud…

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