How credentialing processes must evolve in the age of telemedicine

  Hospitals and clinics are integrating more tele-services into their everyday protocols as the telemedicine model continues to demonstrate the potential for them to deliver better, more cost-effective care. However, while new protocols for providing quality care are rapidly evolving, many organizations continue to follow internal credentialing bylaws and standards developed to support a dated…

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Want to get paid under AUC? A qualified CDSM may be your best insurance.

  Effective collaboration with your referring physicians can make the difference between getting paid or not getting paid. Cooperation between referring and ordering professionals becomes increasingly important with the approaching implementation date for the Protecting Access to Medicare Act, on January 1, 2020. Radiology groups that proactively align with hospitals and referring clinicians to jointly…

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Three Recommendations When Weighing 2018 MIPS Participation

  With the transition from year one to year two in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), there are several noteworthy changes to the program: MIPS: Comparing CY 2017 to CY 2018 POLICY TOPIC TRANSITION YEAR 1 (Final Rule CY 2017) YEAR 2 (Final Rule CY 2018) Exemption for Newly-enrolled in Medicare  • Clinicians enrolled…

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