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2020 MIPS Changes: What Specialty Practices Need to Know

In mid-August, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released its 2020 Quality Payment Program Proposed Rule Overview. This document outlines changes to Quality Payment Program (QPP)...

Creating a Quality Improvement Team

Interested in creating a team dedicated to staying up-to-date on the ever-changing healthcare marketplace?  The pressure to meet compliance regulations doesn't have be to be on one person. Develop a...

Balancing Patient Care and Quality Reporting

There is a tug of war underway in healthcare, and physicians are sitting squarely in the middle. On one side, patients are demanding providers’ attention and expertise to address often complex...

Cyber Security: What to Watch Out For

Nextech is committed to providing protection for the systems and data that our customers use to operate their practices. Employing a variety of high-tech security tools including intrusion detection...

Gaining Speed for MACRA Compliance

Remember learning how to ride a bike? Although it was slightly nerve-wracking when your parents took the training wheels off, it was also empowering. You had moved beyond just getting the hang of...

ICD-10 Codes for Celebrating: New Year’s Eve Edition!

The coming festivities will bring a thrill of excitement for many people as they prepare to ring in 2019. For healthcare providers, this time of year can also present some unusual patient care...

Compliance Tips: Quality Payment Program Year 3 Final Rule

CMS released the Quality Payment Program Year 3 Final Rule on November 1st. The rule included the removal of 26 Quality Measures, the addition of 10 new Quality measures, and significant changes to...

Realizing MACRA and MIPS Success

When it comes to MACRA’s Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), change seems to be the only constant. The requirements associated with the MIPS program have been in flux since MACRA launched in...

Preparing for the Switch to MBI-only Medicare Cards

Starting in 2018, all 57.7 million Medicare beneficiaries will receive new, updated Medicare cards by mail. This means that practices should prepare to update all Medicare patients' policy numbers...

You Get What You Pay For: Hidden Costs of The Free EMR

There are a number of old maxims that one might want to ponder before considering a free EMR/EHR solution: For example, “There’s no such thing as a free lunch.” Or, “If something sounds too good to...