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Model Tool: Meaningful Use resources

Why you need this list:

Getting certified electronic records technology can help your practice retain profits.


Resource List: Find the help and information you need free on government websites

Why you need this resource list:

Employers have obligations to their employees under the Affordable Care Act.


Editor watches staggering changes in medical office management

By Susan Crawford
Founding Editor
Dear Readers:
Medical Office Manager’s first issue came out in November 1987. And now after 26 years as your editor, I have retired.
This is a good time to look at the issues and conundrums you as manager have faced during all that time and to congratulate you on a job well done.
The changes have been staggering. You have kept up with them all…

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Don’t let the office get caught in Medicare’s pay cuts

e-scripting, EHRs, and value modifiers
Medicare has been offering a lot of incentives for technology use and quality measures. But those same incentives have their dark side – payment cuts for noncompliance.
Here are the three cuts to be dodging right now. And along with them is the unavoidable 2% cut brought about by sequestration.
#1: the 2% cut on e-scripting
Most imminent is the cut that gets a yes or a no on…

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