May 2017 - Curas Inc

The Top Five Things Your Medical Practice Needs to Know about MIPS

Just when you thought you had mastered CMS initiatives like Meaningful Use, the Physician Quality Reporting System, and the Value-Based Modifier program, along comes the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (otherwise known as MIPS).  While MIPS combines many facets of the various CMS programs listed above – facets which you may have mastered in your practice – there are some key…

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May 2017 Newsletter

Have you attended a Curas event or webinar in 2017? We’ve covered a lot of ground in the first few months of the year, and there’s more to come! From the upcoming St. Louis User Group meeting featuring MIPS to our informative webinars on analyzing reports and KPIs to elevate your success, we’re pleased to offer topics that will help…

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MIPS Corner, May 2017 Newsletter

eCW MIPS Dashboard The eClinicalWorks MIPS Dashboard is now available! It was released on May 1, 2017. The MIPS Dashboard requires eCW version C20.6 or higher. In addition, Curas needs to apply the MU/ACI Q1 patch. Please contact Curas Support or your account manager to sign up today. In addition, we’d like to take an opportunity to remind you of…

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PM Corner, May 2017 Newsletter

Dual ICD Code Submission Dual ICD Submission enables users to map the ICD-9 codes present in a claim to the respective ICD-10 codes of vice-versa, and then send these mapped codes in electronic and paper claim submission based on the type of ICD the insurance accepts. This feature is used in cases where the primary insurance accepts ICD-9 codes and…

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EMR Corner, May 2017 Newsletter

Managing NDC Codes In the Report Console, you have the ability to view and updated the NDCs that are incorrectly tied to old prescriptions. This is extremely useful if you are using eCliniSense. To access this utility, go to Report Console > Manage RX NDC. Reassigning ICD Codes to Orders In V10, eClinicalWorks introduced the Quick Order Tab on the…

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2016 EHR Hardship, May 2017 Newsletter

CMS is now accepting EHR Incentive Program hardship exception applications for the 2018 payment adjustment based upon the 2016 EHR reporting period. The deadline for Eligible Professionals to submit hardship exception applications is July 1, 2017. The application and instructions for completion are available on the CMS website.

Two New Reports Available in the Curas Report Store! May 2017 Newsletter

The Curas Report Store contains a library of commonly requested reports that clients can purchase for a fraction of the cost of a custom report. Over the last several years, we’ve continued to add reports that are useful and valuable to many Curas clients. We recently added two new reports:   Denial Dashboard … developed to help you analyze denials…

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