Since the Electronic Health Records (EHR) incentive program known as Meaningful Use began in 2011, the healthcare community has felt its impact and attempted to meet the increasing obligations. A new language has been created with an alphabet soup of acronyms. Physicians voice concerns that complying with Meaningful Use competes with attention on patients and
Do Any of Your Medicare Patients Meet the Newly Approved Lung Cancer Screening Requirements With Low Dose Computed Tomography (LDCT)?
Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States and third in overall cancer incidence according to 2013 National Cancer Institute statistics. Fortunately, newly approved preventive service for annual lung cancer screening is available for Medicare beneficiaries meeting certain eligibility criteria. This increased availability and accessibility to screening should ultimately affect
REGISTER FOR MEDICARE EHR INCENTIVE PROGRAM BY FEBRUARY 28, 2013 Protection of patient privacy and security of patient e-PHi is a requirement of Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Record Programs. Your practice must protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of your patient’s EHR. Meaningful Use is using certified technology in EHR to engage patients and