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PDMP

Available Now! Are you aware of the eClinicalWorks Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) solution? ECW has a solution that works with APPRISS Health to provide data at the point of care. You no longer need to go to a separate website to access this data. What is a PDMP? A Prescription Drug Monitoring Program guards against the misuse, diversion, and…

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MIPS Update, December 2018

If you are a MIPS-eligible clinician, it’s important to make sure you are prepared for MIPS 2018 Reporting. You can check the Quality Payment Program (QPP) Participation Status Tool to view your final 2018 eligibility status for MIPS. Statuses are updated based on a second review of Medicare Part B claims and PECOS data from September 1, 2017 through August…

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Welcome to Curas, November 2018

This month we are excited to welcome four new practices to Curas! Dermatology Specialists of Boulder – Curas is assisting Dermatology Specialists with an EMR optimization and eClinicalWorks support. Dermatology Specialists has three providers. Healthcare Associates of TX – Curas is assisting Healthcare Associates of TX with their eClinicalWorks billing setup and go-live.  Healthcare Associates of TX provides primary care, and has 49 providers….

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MIPS Update, November 2018

On November 1, 2018, CMS released the final rule for year 3 of the Quality Payment Program.  As earlier proposed, all MIPS categories have the same performance period as 2018.   Additionally, clinicians will need to exclusively use 2015 CEHRT (V11) for the 90-day reporting period of the Promoting Interoperability Category.  CMS has also increased the performance threshold to 30 points…

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2018 UDS Reports

Per the latest update from eClinicalWorks, the UDS reports package will be out soon. eClinicalWorks planned to push out the reports on 11/23. Curas will login to verify that the reports were deployed successfully and email our clients letting them know that the reports are deployed in their eBO environment. For information on the actual reports, login to my.eClinicalworks.com to…

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eCW Patient Safety Notification

Make sure that you are able to login to the my.eclinicalworks.com portal. If you do not know your user name/password or are having difficulty logging in, contact us at support@curas.net. Once logged in, make sure you have assigned a patient safety officer and review the latest patient safety notifications. Step 1 – Assign at least 1 Patient Safety Officer If…

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eCW V11

Have you upgraded to version 11 yet? If not, now is the time! In addition to eClinicalWorks V11 being a 2015 Edition ONC Certified Health IT Product, there are many great things that the Curas team is excited to present to clients with V11. We can help your practice identify the best options for your upgrade, and provide the level…

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Welcome to Curas | October 2018

Maui Urology LLC — Curas is assisting Dr. Soren Carlsen with a new EMR and PM implementation. Dr. Carlsen is a longtime user of eClinicalWorks who is establishing a new practice. Curas is excited to help him in this new endeavor while remaining on eClinicalWorks EHR! Ear Head and Neck Specialists — Curas is assisting Dr. Sheldon Davis with a new PM…

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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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eClinicalWorks National Conference Highlights!

What an amazing conference! This year’s National conference had record attendance with over 5,000 attendees and eClinicalWorks made multiple announcements during the conference. Here is what we shared: Prizma Prizma, a health information search engine, which facilitates coordination of care across different networks. eClinicalWorks developed Prizma to ensure providers have access to health data from various care settings organized into…

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