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Cost & Utilization Explorer: Seeing, Understanding, Acting

Posted by eClinicalWorks on 7/12/22 4:18 PM

Unlock the power of Medicare claims data at your practice 

The most fundamental difference between modern and medieval medicine isn’t found in the fancy equipment, powerful medications, or lifesaving skills of physicians, nurses, and EMTs. All those things help, but the most critical difference is the ability to see. 

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Topics: Population Health, Medicare, Cost & Utilization Explorer, claims data

Handling Hospital ADT Notifications With Direct Messaging

Posted by eClinicalWorks on 2/15/22 3:59 PM

How the eClinicalWorks TCN dashboard can help track patients

Every driver has had that experience of going to make a lane change only to realize that there is a vehicle in their blind spot, forcing them to make an abrupt course correction. Something like that also happens in healthcare.

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Topics: Interoperability, Medicare, TCM, Direct Secure Messaging, Transition Care Notifications, TCN Dashboard, ADT notifications

Healthcare 2022: Regulatory Trends to Look for in the Year Ahead

Posted by eClinicalWorks on 1/18/22 11:12 PM

Overcast with COVID-19 and scattered regulations

While much attention will remain focused on the COVID-19 pandemic in 2022, other topics of importance to healthcare providers in 2022 include:

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Topics: telehealth, TeleVisits, Medicare, CMS, ePCS, healthcare regulations, mandates, No Surprises Act, 2022, information blocking, Information blocking regulations

MACRA/MIPS: What's New for 2019?

Posted by eClinicalWorks on 4/25/19 9:00 AM

Can you believe that it’s been three years? Three years since MACRA ended the Sustainable Growth Rate formula for clinician payment and established a quality payment incentive program. The goal: To create a new way to reward eligible clinicians based on performance and health outcomes, rather than volume.

You know, quality over quantity.

In MACRA, there are two ways to participate in the Quality Payment Program – Alternative Payment Models (APMs) and the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS). 

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Topics: MACRA, Medicare, MIPS, healthcare outcomes

What are MACRA and MIPS?

Posted by eClinicalWorks on 8/27/18 4:54 PM

Since 2016, the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) and Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) have been changing the healthcare reimbursement landscape. Now, providers have largely adjusted to the new rules, are meeting the reporting requirements, and have turned their attention to finding ways to improve their performance.

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Topics: MACRA, Medicare, MIPS

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