The United States Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Inspector General ("OIG") disclosed the 2 new Work Plan items regarded to digital health in July 2017: first, a review of Medicare incentive payments for meaningful use (MU) of electronic health records (EHRs) ; and second, telehealth reimbursement’s review under the Medicare Part B
The precision of $14.6 billion in meaningful use payments is made to hospitals by Medicare will be reviewed by the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General between the time period of 2011 and 2016. The OIG estimated physicians were inaccurately paid $729 million under meaningful use (MU) earlier this year.
In accordance with the declaration of PECO Real Estate Partners, Hometown Urgent Care & Occupational Health has signed a lease to open its newest facility at The Shoppes at Parma in the year of late 2017. The healthcare center will be situated in the redeveloped open-air shopping center next to Fitworks on West Ridgewood Drive.
An additional six months are being provided to the home health agencies in order to prepare for a new CMS rule targeted at improving quality and patient care
At Augusta Health, patients moving towards emergency room (ER) in Fishersville will find a detour to the ER entrance.
The U.S. Department of Defense has publicly claimed that its Cerner EHR deployment will arrive on time at the Naval Hospital in Oak Harbor, Washington.
DoD states that through a tweet carrying the message: “MHSGenesis will deploy at the next IOC site later this month,” from the handle @DoD_EHR by the Program Executive Office of DHMS, otherwise termed as Defense Healthcare Management Systems.
There has been considerable traction in 2 non-traditional approaches to healthcare: execution of telemedicine, and the prescribing of marijuana to treat few health conditions over the last five years. But certain states are nervous about the 2 overlapping, selecting to particularly ban the telemedicine’s use to prescribe medical marijuana at the similar time as expanding legal use of the substance in a healthcare atmosphere.
In 1989, when Righttime Medical Care first initiated urgent care, they started looking for a time-neutral electronic health record (EHR) system that would not be a distraction to the work. Rather than having a computer sitting between the sufferer and clinician, Righttime Medical Care wanted to execute a technology that could be used for every aspect of the patient experience. Furthermore, this technology required being used across the organization's fifteen urgent care sites throughout Maryland to serve sufferers every day of the year.
As the word got out that the U.S. Department of Justice has settled a False Claims Act case with eClinicalWorks, the customers of company started inquiring whether they might have to pay back incentives for which they utilized the EHR vendor’s software to attest to meaningful use (MU) criteria.