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EHR News and Information: The HealthFusion Blog

The HealthFusion EHR news and blog brings you the latest in the healthcare industry and health IT news as it pertains to you and your practice.

Seth Flam, DO

Lead Blogger: Seth Flam, DO

Dr. Flam is one of the founders of HealthFusion and serves as the company's CEO and President. He is board certified in Family Practice and is one of the creative forces behind MediTouch EHR. More information about Dr. Flam can be found at www.SethFlam.com

May EHR Newsletter: Meaningful Use Stage 1 & Stage 2 Changes and More

May EHR Newsletter: Meaningful Use
The May issue of our free newsletter is out, so be sure to review it for articles on the changes to Meaningful Use Stage 1 & Stage 2 for 2015, chronic care management, free webinars, and much more. If you don’t receive the newsletter via email, sign up for the monthly emails now. Increase Your Practice Profitability in 2015: Set Your Practice Up for Payment Success  2015 promises to continue being a challenging time for patient collections; new high deductible insurance plans mean collecting patient responsibilities up front is more important than ever, […] Continue Reading

Free On Demand Webinar – Increase Your Practice Profitability in 2015: Set Your Practice Up for Payment Success

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Presented by HealthFusion Inc. and Transworld Systems Inc. 2015 promises to continue being a challenging time for patient collections, with ongoing impacts from the Affordable Care Act, higher deductibles and ICD-10, among others. New high deductibles insurance plans mean collecting patient responsibilities up front is more important than ever, and more challenging. In this interactive webinar, you’ll learn how to set your practice up for payment success in spite of these challenges with strategies including: Managing your Payability Touch Timeline for success Setting expectation for payment at the outset Timing best practices—how […] Continue Reading

April EHR Newsletter: Meaningful Use Stage 3, ICD-10 and More

Meaningful Use Stage 3 and more
Be sure to review the April issue of our free newsletter for up to date articles on the proposed rule for Meaningful Use Stage 3 and what it means to your practice, whether a delay of ICD-10 is likely, free webinars, and much more. If you don’t receive the newsletter via email, sign up for the monthly emails now. Free On Demand Webinar — Meaningful Use Stage 3: What the Future Holds Meaningful Use Stage 3 is just around the corner, proposed to begin October 1, 2017. Do you know what to […] Continue Reading

Free On Demand Webinar—Meaningful Use Stage 3: What the Future Holds

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Meaningful Use Stage 3 is just around the corner, proposed to begin October 1, 2017. Do you know what to expect, and what you should do? Find out what Stage 3 will mean for your practice in this overview of the proposed rule. In this complimentary webinar, you’ll learn: What are the proposed requirements of Meaningful Use Stage 3? How will the requirements impact your practice? What are the timelines for reporting? Will you be required to use a 2015 edition EHR? And much more Don’t miss your opportunity to learn how […] Continue Reading

Visit Our Resource Center for Free Information on ICD-10, Chronic Care Management, More

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Looking for information on transitioning your practice to ICD-10, implementing a chronic care management program or addressing other important challenges? Good news: You can find a wealth of free information in the HealthFusion Resource Center, including: Live Webinars Webinar Recordings White Papers Infographics And more Each of these resources is designed to help you understand and navigate the new challenges facing medical practices, including: Chronic Care Management ICD-10 Practice Cash Flow Management PQRS Reporting Meaningful Use The Value-Based Modifier And more Among the important topics you can catch up on are: How […] Continue Reading

Free On Demand Webinar: ICD-10 Success: How to Get There from Here

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ICD-10 is coming—will you be ready? Make sure you are with this complimentary overview of ICD-10 and how to prepare with expert coding consultant Betsy Nicoletti. In this free webinar, you’ll review: Who’s Afraid of ICD-10? What ICD-10 is Made Of What To Do Now How to Get Ready And more You’ll hear expert advice on the structure of ICD-10, what codes you need to learn, the impact on your denials, how to develop a plan for the transition, how to train your staff, and more. ICD-10 is right around the corner; […] Continue Reading

By Popular Demand: A Second Broadcast of Our Free Webinar on Getting Paid for the New Chronic Care Management Code

Chronic Care Management and Medicare Advantage
Free On Demand Webinar Our first webinar on the new chronic care management program launched by CMS on January 1, 2015 was completely filled, so by popular demand, we are presenting it again. Don’t miss this valuable information! Under this new chronic care management program, you can bill for care that you are probably already providing to patients with two or more chronic conditions. But as with most CMS programs, there are very specific requirements you need to meet in order to bill for this code. That’s why you need to understand […] Continue Reading

Free On Demand Webinar: How to Market Your Medical Billing Service Online

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Growing your medical billing service business is harder than ever, with competition not only from other billers but also from software companies. Fortunately, there are ways you can grow your business without spending huge amounts of money—and our digital marketing expert will share those methods with key “how-tos” in a free webinar. Online marketing is key to business success, and you’ll get an overview specific to a medical billing service, from website development to search engine optimization. Register today to learn how to: •             Design your website for optimal search results •             […] Continue Reading

Free On Demand Webinar: Take the Pulse of Your Practice Cash Flow — And Improve Your Results

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Presented by HealthFusion Inc. and Transworld Systems Inc. How do your practice cash flow and collections compare to other practices? In this interactive webinar, you’ll be able to compare your practice cash flow and collections tactics to those of practices nationwide. Find out how your practice measures up in areas including: Setting payment expectations Front and back office billing processes Patient payment follow up Using a collection agency And much more   You’ll learn how your practice compares on when payment is collected, percentage charged by collection agency, and more. Don’t miss […] Continue Reading

Free On Demand Webinar—How to Get Paid for the New Chronic Care Management Code

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Under a new chronic care management program authorized by CMS and taking effect in 2015, you can bill for care that you are probably already providing to patients with two or more chronic conditions. But as with most CMS programs, there are very specific requirements you need to meet in order to bill for this code. That’s why you need to understand how to manage this program as soon as possible. In this complimentary webinar, you’ll review how to: Draft a patient agreement with the required information Provide the care required by the guidelines […] Continue Reading