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Looking Back at 5 Key Success Stories from 2021

Posted by eClinicalWorks on 12/28/21 5:28 PM

Lessons to meet the challenges of COVID-19 in 2022 and beyond

Despite everyone’s hopes — and the efforts and sacrifices of vaccine makers, public health authorities, and the general public — 2021 is ending much as it began, with continued disruption and uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Topics: Population Health, Patient Portal, ebo, CCM, HCC, care plan oversight, PRISMA, VAMS, CPO, browser

Innova Primary Care: The Upside to Downside Risk

Posted by eClinicalWorks on 11/2/21 11:03 AM

When taking on risk is the right move

Physicians don’t usually encourage their patients to take unnecessary risks, much less take such risks themselves. After all, they are supposed to be role models. But there are times when taking on risk is not only the right thing to do but can show others the path to a bright healthcare future.

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Topics: Population Health, ACO, Chronic Care Management, CCM, HCC, Hierarchical Conditional Category coding, MSSP

Gauging Healthcare Risk: From Antiquity to HCC

Posted by eClinicalWorks on 5/1/19 7:00 AM

In 2004, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services introduced Hierarchical Condition Category (HCC) coding.

Evaluating patient risk is as old as medicine itself. As early as the fifth century BCE, notes a 2011 study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Hippocratic tradition focused on the prevention of disease through diet and exercise. 

But ancient wisdom works best when combined with modern technology.

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Topics: HCC, CMS, hierarchical condition category, value-based medicine

HCC: A Coding Tool for an Age of Value-Based Medicine

Posted by eClinicalWorks on 4/9/19 3:44 PM

What kind of medical practices need an advanced tool for determining patient risk, projecting the likelihood of adverse health events, and processing each patient with the highest possible degree of specificity in coding for reimbursements?

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Topics: Population Health, HCC, Hierarchical Conditional Category coding, health outcomes, risk-adjustment

HCC: Gauging Risk in the Real World

Posted by eClinicalWorks on 3/13/19 10:00 AM

Because knowing your patients’ medical histories well plays such a central role in delivering appropriate and effective treatments to them, healthcare providers today need the most effective possible risk-adjustment model available.

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Topics: HCC, Hierarchical Conditional Category coding, HCC programs, critical risk assessment

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