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Top Claim Error Revealed, AAPC

Non-covered charges (EOB 96) is one of the top claim errors. However, there is a known cause and solution for this error, and it can be prevented. When EOB 96 does occur, review the medical documentation, as well as the coverage determinations to verify diagnosis codes before submitting an appeal request. Read More

Medicare Advantage plans can close coverage gaps

It’s never pleasant to find out your insurance plan has coverage gaps, but for those with Medicare Advantage, there are ways to cover them with the right strategies. The most important areas to start with are identifying the gaps and collecting information from patients and following up with them to ensure the gap is closed. Read More

Handwritten RX Being Phased Out

As of Jan 1, 2020, Walmart and Sam’s Club pharmacies will not accept handwritten RX for controlled substances and will instead require e-prescriptions. Handwritten RX is being phased out more and more as e-prescriptions are trackable, and less likely to be altered or contain errors. Read More

eClinicalWorks, Congratulations on 20 Years of Growth and Success!

Twenty years after setting out on the mission of improving healthcare together, eClinicalWorks is not just surviving, but thriving. The numbers tell part of eClinicalWorks’ success story: From five employees in the spring of 1999, to now over 5,000, eCW continues to seek out the best talent to strengthen its many teams. Read More

Did You Know? | Transition of Care / Problem List Enhancements in V11

eClinicalWorks has released a set of problem list enhancements in V11 and included a Transition of Care (TOC) button, which is now accessible from Appointment Window and Chief Complaint Section of Progress Note.  This update simplifies user experience, and provides visual confirmation if an item has not been verified yet. Here are some of the new features: A Transition of Care…

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Registration Rules

Registration Rules can reduce errors during appointment creation and the check-in process. The rules can range from simple rules like a provider not accepting a particular insurance, to more complex rules such as a visit status and type missing or the incorrect combination of referral, insurance, or provider requirements. There is even a bonus Reg Rules Dashboard for staff to…

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EHR training is the biggest predictor of user satisfaction, experts say

A user’s experience can be a deciding factor in how Electronic Health Records are implemented in the office. Healthcare IT News dives into the most important factor for improving EHR usage: making sure the users are educated on how to fully use it. Read the full article here.

Value-based care: Is it working?

During the month of June, Healthcare Finance News researched how well value-based care is meeting its goal. Tying payments to patient outcomes and more effective treatments is no doubt an involved task, and HFN will be releasing their findings soon based off of various analytics, interviews, and more. Read the full article here.

Did You Know? | Patient Statement Custom Message

In Version 11 eClinicalWorks released the feature Patient Statement Custom Message, to give users the ability to send a global statement message. Since its release some practices have adopted this feature, but were unaware it was not appearing on the ePatient Statement electronic file to the statement vendor. We have identified the resolution and want to assist your practice in implementing this…

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eClinicalWorks v11 and Patient Portal Version 8.2.14. 

eClinicalWorks has announced the release of eClinicalWorks Patient Portal Version 8.2.14. This version contains significant enhancements to the patient-facing aspects of Portal, such as easier accessibility, a cleaner look and feel and improved Spanish language capabilities. On the EMR side, Portal 8 has expanded proxy controls and settings, dashboard improvements and enhancements to online payments. Portal 8 also introduces key…

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