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November 14, 2018

The 8 Questions EMS Billing Companies are Hoping You Don’t Ask on Your Next RFP

The rising prominence of the Triple Aim has increased pressure on EMS providers to optimize patient satisfaction and reduce healthcare costs – all while still attending to medical emergencies. This…

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June 07, 2018

EMS Revenue Cycle Management JEMS Award

Integra Connect’s Revenue Cycle Management Solution for EMS services has received the JEMS “Hot Product” Award for 2018. The Hot Product award is exclusive to the Journal of Emergency Medical…

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April 23, 2018

OCM Practices React to Performance Period 1 Results, Plan to Contest MEOS Recoupment

OCM Performance Period 1 Results Revealed an Unwelcome Surprise In February, practices participating in the Oncology Care Model (OCM) program received their Performance Period 1 (PP1) initial reconciliation reports, which…

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new medicare card

February 28, 2018

New Medicare Card’s Impact on Providers & RCM

New Medicare Card Project Impacts Providers In 2015, as part of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA), Medicare announced plans to transition the Medicare number from current state…

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December 20, 2017

EMS Pain Assessment

What do you do if you arrive on scene to find a patient who is pale and bordering on delirium in obvious pain? Your training kicks in – all of…

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Survey Reveals Specialists Still Unprepared for MACRA

September 27, 2017

Survey Reveals Specialists Still Unprepared for MACRA

It has been well-documented that many physicians are confused by value-based reimbursement models under the Quality Payment Program – but interestingly enough, little has been discussed about how prepared specialists…

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Shifting Culture in Support of Value-Based Care

August 23, 2017

Shifting Culture in Support of Value-Based Care

By now, most physicians are aware of the transition to value-based care (VBC) and the financial ramifications that come with adopting various new reimbursement models. Under MACRA, clinicians must participate…

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The Evolving Role of the Specialist in Value-Based Care

August 01, 2017

The Evolving Role of the Specialist in Value-Based Care

Traditionally, primary care physicians (PCPs) have been the designated coordinators of care and the place where the rubber meets the road in population health and accountable care programs. However, for…

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June 21, 2017

Maximizing Revenue for Specialty Practices

As the healthcare system moves from fee-for-service (FFS) to value-based care, the next milestone comes as we approach 2018 – the first year that physicians will be required to report…

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May 24, 2017

Key Steps for Specialty Practices to Thrive in Value-Based Care

The transition to value-based care has proved challenging for providers of all types. Specialists, however, are faced with completely transforming their practice operations to both comply with and thrive under…

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