To schedule an upgrade to version 8.2.5, contact the Meridian Support team via email at CT-Supportdept@m3meridian.com, by phone at 800.327.0955, or by entering an Mtrak ticket. This latest release includes workflow efficiencies, regulatory requirements, and client requested enhancements such as those listed here: Client Center Dissolution – For those clients currently utilizing the Client Center, the information obtained on the Client Center will be incorporated and available within VertexDr. MIPS – System previously compliant for MIPS tracking and reporting....

CMS announced this week, they are currently reviewing claims and notifying practices regarding which clinicians need to take part in the new Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS). MIPS is part of the new Quality Payment Program (QPP) that went into effect January 1, 2017. The new quality program intends to shift reimbursement from the volume of services provided toward a payment system that rewards clinicians for providing quality care to patients. It replaces the Sustainable...

Section 218(b) of the Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014 added section 1834(q) directing CMS to establish a program to support the use of an appropriate use criteria (AUC) before ordering advanced diagnostic imaging services for Medicare patients. In this section of the Act, AUC are defined as criteria that are evidence-based (to the extent feasible) and assist professionals who order and provide applicable imaging services to make the most appropriate treatment decisions for...

If you are a group with 25 or more physicians and anticipate utilizing the CMS Web Interface and/or administer the Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) for the MIPS survey you have until June 30, 2017 to register. Registration opened on April 1, 2017. To register visit the Quality Payment Program website at https://qpp.cms.gov/learn/about-group-registration Under the new Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), groups are defined as a single Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) with two or...

Windsor, CT. April 7, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE)– The Vascular Experts, a nationally recognized vascular surgery medical group, has selected Meridian Medical Management to provide revenue cycle management and healthcare technology services.   The Vascular Experts will utilize Meridian’s proprietary robotic process automation suite, the VertexDr practice management and electronic medical record EMR application, and the PrecisionBI analytics engine. “We have selected Meridian as our partner so we can focus on delivery of care to our patients. The...

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 4, 2017—Amendola Communications, a nationally recognized, award-winning healthcare and healthcare IT public relations and marketing agency, announced today that Meridian Medical Management, a leading provider of revenue cycle management, business intelligence, electronic medical records EMR and system integration services for large, multi-specialty physician groups and academic practice plans, has engaged the agency for its content creation services. “Meridian Medical Management requires an agency that understands our market and produces quality results,” said Bill...