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Don’t Forget to Check Your 2019 MIPS Eligibility!

Helping you put the pieces together each week! Access the Quality Payment Program (QPP) Participation Status Tool and enter your 10 digit NPI number to view your MIPS eligibility status for the 2019 MIPS performance year. Right now, this tool reflects your preliminary 2019 eligibility status based on data from October 1, 2017 to September […]

Jason, Carrie and Mark at MGMA Winter Conference 2019

Alabama Chapter-AAP 2019 Spring Meeting and Pediatric Update

MediSYS is excited to announce that we will be attending the 2019 Alabama Chapter-AAP 2019 Spring Meeting and Pediatric Update! This meeting will be held at the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort in beautiful Sandestin, Florida, Thursday, May 2nd through Sunday May 5th. This year’s meeting is setting up to be an exciting weekend packed […]

Maximize Revenue by Billing for Non-Face-to-Face Services

In November of 2018 CMS released new HCPCS codes that allow for provider to begin billing for non-face-to-face services on January 1st, 2019. Some of these services, you are likely already doing, but are you getting paid for them? What are the codes and requirements? G2010 This code covers the remote evaluation of recorded videos […]

Carrie Gulledge at the Tuscaloosa Regional Session, keeping clients up-to-date on the latest and greatest in the EHR world!

MediSYS Regional Sessions are wrapping up!

We are in the final week of MediSYS regional sessions. We have enjoyed seeing everyone who came to our first 6 Regional Sessions and we look forward to seeing everyone in Florence (4/17), and Birmingham (4/18) this week! There is still time to register if you are a MediSYS client. If you aren’t a client […]

CMS Web Interface and CAHPS for MIPS Survey Reporting

Helping you put the pieces together each week. Register Now for CMS Web Interface and CAHPS for MIPS Survey Reporting for 2019 Registration is required by July 1, 2019 for groups and virtual groups that intend to use the CMS Web Interface and/or administer the Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) for Merit-based […]

Old grey haired woman is measuring blood pressure by herself during virtual doctor visit. Glasses senior woman sitting opposite monitor. On the screen, telehealth doc is consulting her. Side shot

New Telehealth Changes

Telehealth is an innovative technology initiative that is bound to change healthcare. Its regulations are changing fast! In an effort to boost participation and reduce healthcare costs CMS is revising the requirements for Medicare Advantage (MA) Beneficiaries. The Progression of Telehealth In 2018 and previous years, Medicare patients only qualified for Telehealth if they are […]

New 659 Area Code for Alabama

New 659 Area Code for Alabama

The Alabama Public Service Commission and AT&T have announced official plans and a timeline to implement a new area code for parts of Central and West Alabama. This will ensure a continuing supply of telephone numbers in this area to accommodate for a growing population. The new 659 area code will be added to the area currently served by the […]

Attest for MIPS even if you don’t use an EHR!

Reporting Something is Better than Nothing! All eligible Medicare providers should report something before April 2, 2019 to attest for MIPS Performance Year 2018. Even if you don’t use an EHR, you can possibly avoid negative payment adjustment. Here’s how! Since MIPS is not just for those who use an EHR, three of the four […]

2 weeks left to submit your 2018 MIPS Data

Helping you put the MIPS pieces together each week. 2 weeks left to submit your 2018 MIPS Data! Submit your 2018 MIPS data as soon as possible to avoid any issues that may arise closer to the deadline! For year 2 (2018) MIPS data submission, the last day to submit data is April 2, 2019 until […]

Common Medical Technology Acronyms and Abbreviations

Common Medical Technology Acronyms and Abbreviations

Common Medical Technology Acronyms and Abbreviations ACA – Affordable Care Act ACHN – Alabama Coordinated Health Network ACO – Accountable Care Organization ADA – Americans with Disabilities Act ADPH – Alabama Department of Public Health A/I/U – Adopt, Implement Upgrade AHA – American Hospital Association AHIMA – American Health Information Management Association AHQA – American […]

National Sleep Awareness Week 2019

With the Daylight Savings Time change last weekend, most people, myself included, struggled to get out of bed this morning. I guess it seems fitting, or ironic depending on how you look at it, that this week, March 10th-16th, is National Sleep Awareness Week 2019, with March 11th being National Napping Day. What better way […]

Less than 30 Days Left to Submit your 2018 MIPS Data!

DON’T DELAY! Submit your 2018 MIPS data as soon as possible to avoid any issues that may arise closer to the deadline! For year 2 (2018) MIPS data submission, the last day to submit data is April 2, 2019 until 8:00pm ET. For CMS Web Interface users, the last day to submit data for the […]