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Survey: Few specialty practices prepared for MACRA

Many specialty physicians are increasingly learning about Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act requirements, but few are preparing their practices to fulfill them, according to a survey from West Palm Beach, Fla.-based Integra Connect.

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Specialists say they’re not prepared to handle MACRA

“The data show that an increasing number of specialty physicians are realizing that the transition to more holistic management of patients in support of MACRA will require fundamental changes,” says Charles Saunders, MD, CEO at Integra Connect. “The challenge is that few are taking the necessary actions to ensure success.”

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Specialty practices way behind on MACRA readiness, survey shows

A new survey from technology provider Integra Connect has found that a majority of specialty physicians have yet to make the necessary organizational, IT, or service investments to achieve success under MACRA success.

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Specialty Practices Not Ready for MACRA, Survey Finds

One hundred percent of specialty physicians indicated that they have not yet fully grasped MACRA’s impact on their practices, according to a recent survey from West Palm Beach, Fla.-based vendor Integra Connect.

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Specialists are driving value-based care; Analytics and population health tech can help them

Specialist physicians have a unique place in the care continuum. Although they traditionally have provided care with great focus, they are increasingly responsible for much more of the care delivered to individuals and as the industry shifts to a value-based care model they will have an even more important role to play.

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As compliance costs mount, take advantage of 4 tips for better MIPS reporting

Part B News’ Roy Edroso caught up with Integra Connect CEO, Charles Saunders in his latest article covering 4 tips for better MIPS reporting. Data capture through manual chart abstraction is one way to insure the correct information is reported. Saunders talks about the importance of this method and the resources available from Integra Connect to help practices comply with MIPS reporting requirements.

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Integra Connect, IOBS partnership aims to improve oncology patient triage

West Palm Beach, Fla.-based Integra Connect, a provider of clinical and financial solutions to specialty groups, partnered with Albuquerque, N.M.-based Innovative Oncology Business Solutions, a for-profit corporation managing the $19.8 million Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation award for the Community Oncology Medical Home model.

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UPMC, AHN oncologists pilot new care coordination model

UPMC’s Dr. Rushir Choksi recently spoke with the Pittsburgh Business Times regarding UPMC Hillman Cancer Center’s participation in CMS’ Oncology Care Model. UPMC chose to partner with Integra Connect to unify patient data from disparate sources needed to manage populations for success under the model. Integra Connect also provides reporting capabilities. Integra Connect is breaking all of the data silos we have and putting it into one platform, so that it can be easily analyzed…”

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FierceMarkets, a division of Questex, LLC., Announces Healthcare Innovation Awards Finalists

FierceMarkets, a division of Questex, today announced finalists for the annual Fierce Innovation Awards: Healthcare Edition 2017. Finalists were recognized in 5 distinct categories designed to highlight products and services which have the potential to make the greatest impact on savings, healthcare delivery and patient engagement.

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Advancing Care Information: What Physicians Need to Know

The Physicians Practice 2017 Technology Survey results show a split on whether practices understand the Advancing Care Information (ACI) section of the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) track of Medicare payment reform. (MACRA). The guidelines of ACI, which detail how Medicare physicians must use certified health IT, were understood by just 50 percent of respondents.

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