General Updates Archives - Curas Inc

Did You Know? | February 2019

Did you know? There are report tools to manage medication NDC issues, to cut down on errors when sending eRx. NDCs (National Drug Codes) are numbers assigned by the FDA and provide standardization and verification of medication content between providers, pharmacies, insurances, etc. Within eCW, incorrect or missing NDCs may cause a prescription to fail or be dropped to fax….

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Server Requirements

Have you checked your server’s operating system recently?  As Microsoft is expected to retire Windows Server Version 2008 at the beginning of 2020, our team is proactively reaching out to all practices still using this version.   If you are a practice that is impacted, you will need to work with your IT and Curas to move to an updated environment. …

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EPCS Subscription Renewals

For many, you may be coming upon your first EPCS subscription annual renewals. If you wish to CANCEL (not renew) any of the subscriptions associated with the order(s), please visit my.eclinicalworks.com and click on the Manage Accounts tab on the EPCS Widget. Please indicate which bound tokens you do not wish to renew. You may also indicate if there are any unused…

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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

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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