NextGen Healthcare and 3M Partner to Offer Industry-Wide ICD-10 Education Program

HORSHAM, Pa., Jun 23, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) — NextGen Healthcare Information Systems, LLC ., a wholly owned subsidiary of Quality Systems, Inc . QSII -0.37% and a leading provider of healthcare information systems and connectivity solutions, announced today it has teamed with 3M Health Information Systems to offer 3M’s robust, web-based ICD-10 Education Program industry […]

Why Plans Should Focus on Accurate Documentation Capture for Health Risk Assessments (HRA’s), for 2014

The HAUTE HCC Blog with TMI:  Free HCC Resources and TIPS For 2014 – dedicated to HCC Coding and Risk Adjustment for Medicare Advantage Plans By Holly Cassano, CPC, AAPC ICD 10CM Certified, Director of Coding Education and Compliance for Tactical Management Inc., (TMI) Part 1 In November 2013 The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid […]

The Winter of Discontent and How About That April Fools? May 27, 2014

TMI’s ITen Tuesdays – Keep Calm and Code On! By Holly Cassano, CPC, AAPC ICD 10CM Certified, Director of Coding Education and Compliance for Tactical Management Inc., (TMI) The Winter of Discontent and How About That April Fools? May 27, 2014 Well, if you don’t know by now or have been living under a rock […]

Changes in Medical Billing for 2014: The New CMS1500 Claim form and ICD-10

Major changes are coming for dentists who are billing medical insurance for their patients: The mandatory changes include a new claim form to be used as of April 1, 2014, and a new diagnostic coding set on October 1, 2014. Tequesta, FL (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 Nierman Practice Management is in the process of getting […]

If The Documentation Doesn’t Fit, The OIG Will NOT Acquit – Key Points for ICD 10 Success

I-Ten Tuesdays with TMI:  Free ICD 10 Resources for 2014 By Holly Cassano, CPC, Director of Coding Compliance and Education for Tactical Management Inc., (TMI) ICD-10 Countdown – October 1, 2014 –  242 DAYS Remain So in case you have been living in a bubble, everyone in the Healthcare community, is well aware of the […]

ICD-10 Pilot Has Significant Setbacks

The outlook for ICD-10 implementation is bleak if the results of the National Pilot Program are any indication The results of the HIMSS/WEDI ICD-10 National Pilot Program indicate there is still work to be done if there is any chance for successful implementation. The Pilot Program “was an industry-wide healthcare collaborative which was established to minimize the […]

Health Talk Set

WOODBURY — Dr. Eugene Zampieron will conduct a presentation on Andropause at 6 p.m. Wednesday, November 6, at New Morning Market, 129 Main St. North. While andropause, or male menopause, does not officially exist according to ICD-9 and ICD-10 coding parameters, this syndrome is gaining acceptance in many circles of medicine. Naturopathic physician, author, professor […]

3M to Release Cloud-based CAC App for Small Hospitals

Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center in Leitchfield, Ky., a 75-bed facility, was the developmental partner for the technology, which essentially is a stripped down version of 3M’s 360 Encompass suite of health information management software. 3M started working on the software in February 2013 after conducting an audit at Twin Lake and the CFO bemoaned […]

One In Eight – Breast Cancer, ICD 10 CM and You

I-Ten Tuesdays with TMI:  Free ICD 10 Resources for 2013 One In Eight – Breast Cancer, ICD 10 CM and You October 29, 2013  By Holly Cassano, CPC, CEO – ACCUCODE Consulting LLC, in partners with Tactical Management Inc., (TMI) ICD-10 Countdown – October 1, 2014 – 335  DAYS until Implementation  I recently read the […]

Free ICD 10 Resources for 2013 – September 17, 2013

I-Ten Tuesdays with TMI:  Free ICD 10 Resources for 2013 – September 17, 2013 By Holly Cassano, CPC, CEO – ACCUCODE Consulting LLC, in partners with Tactical Management Inc., (TMI) ICD-10 Countdown – October 1, 2014 – 385 DAYS until Implementation ICD 10CM – Chapter 20, External causes of morbidity (V00-Y99) – These are a […]