General Updates Archives - Curas Inc

RCM360 Corner – October 2018

Today’s episode: The Cost of AR Follow up.  According to CMS 70% of claims submitted are paid on the first pass, the other 30% denied claims are either lost, ignored, or never resubmitted.  Out of the 30% denied claims 60% are never resubmitted.  You’re entitled to that money, why are you leaving it with the payer? Visit RCM360 learn how…

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Windows End-of-Life

Microsoft is set to end extended support for both Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 on January 14, 2020. That means no updates or fixes will be available, nor will there be any online support offerings from Microsoft. It is time to begin planning the Server migration to Windows Server 2012 R2 (planned support until 10/2023) or Windows Server…

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Upgrade to eBO v7.2!

This release features several new and updated reports, most notably, v7.2 allows users to group 36.14 – Financial Analysis at Claim Level and 37.08 – Financial Analysis at CPT Level (With Everything) by Month and Year. In addition, new detail reports are available at both a claim and CPT level. View all financial transactions by claim or claim and CPT code.


Ransomware attacks have affected several practices over the last couple of months. Computer infections affect all users and patient care as well. Infection of a workstation is an inconvenience. Your computer is unavailable for several days while it is rebuilt. You lose pictures and documents that are not saved anywhere else. If there are not proper security measures in place,…

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Carequality/Commonwell Webinars

In today’s complex world of healthcare, interoperability is more than a good idea — it’s a vital step toward effective care delivery. eClinicalWorks has you covered, with free hospital interoperability through the Carequality and CommonWell networks. More than 1,200 eClinicalWorks practices are already live with our interoperability solution. That’s 15,000+ eClinicalWorks providers exchanging over 2.5M documents every month. With the eClinicalWorks EHR, patient data from 1,500+ hospitals and thousands of clinics nationwide…

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HEALOW Insights

Healow Insights is a secure, on-demand, integrated cloud-based solution designed to facilitate the process of sharing clinical records and discrete EHR data between providers and payers, for the purpose of quality compliance and meeting chart-pull requirements. This service is provided at NO COST to your practice, and benefits both the provider and the payer in their transition to value-based care delivery. All…

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Top Claim Rejection – COB Information does not Balance

All practices are looking for ways to reduce their Days in AR (Total Accounts Receivable divided by Average Daily Charges). Standard practice suggests having a rate between 26-40 days, varying by specialty. One factor that has a major impact on Days in AR is claims rejection, as when a claim is rejected, it increases the amount of time in AR….

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Claim Rejection Keeping You Busy?

We reviewed top claim rejections in Q1 2018 from clients that are using TriZetto as their clearinghouse. While our clients, in aggregate, average less than 3% claim rejections (compared to 4% for all of TriZetto Clients), we found there is room for improvement. Top Rejections The COB information does not balance Claim Rejected as a same day duplicate No Trading…

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May Support Notifications

Patient Safety Officer Reminder to set your Patient Safety Office on eCW Portal at eClinicalworks posts many important patient safety related notifications on the eCW portal and ask that each practice appoint a patient safety officer will be the recipient of safety notifications as well as the primary liaison with eCW regarding safety-related matters. To appoint a patient safety…

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Portal V8 Highlights

With eClinicalWorks V11, Portal has a clean, modern look, with responsive design for any screen. Patient Portal 8.0 is certified for Meaningful Use Stage 3 and updated throughout! Portal now offers complete or restricted proxy access for each patient’s authorized caretakers. We’ve added navigation for Spanish speakers, with customizable translations. And Portal empowers patients, who can link and track personal health…

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