PAMA established a new program to raise the number of appropriate advanced diagnostic imaging services provided to Medicare beneficiaries. This program requires the ordering professional to consult a qualified Clinical Decision Support Mechanism (CDSM) at the time advanced imaging services are ordered for a Medicare beneficiary. CDSMs are the electronic portals where ordering professionals can access the appropriate use criteria (AUC). CDSMs will provide the ordering professional with a determination of whether or not the...

Multi-state behavioral and medical services provider plans to use robotics to enhance revenue cycle and patient care while decreasing costs  Windsor, CT – April 24, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE)– Meridian Medical Management today announced that Compass Health Systems, a behavioral and medical services organization, has selected Meridian Robotics for its 162 providers across three states – Florida, South Carolina and Colorado. Initially chosen for its ability to automate the revenue cycle and help the organization reduce costs,...

Apply by April 30, 2018 CMS is studying burdens on clinicians associated with reporting Quality Measures under the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and would like input from MIPS eligible clinicians. Clinicians who successfully participate in the study will be given full credit for the 2018 MIPS Improvement Activity (IA) category. Applications for the study will be accepted through April 30, 2018.  CMS will notify selected participants. Applicants are not required to be MIPS experts.  CMS is...

118 provider multi-specialty healthcare organization leverages robotics to improve revenue cycle efficiency   Windsor, CT – April 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Meridian Medical Management announced today that Hutchinson Clinic, a Kansas-based 118 provider multi-specialty group, has selected Meridian to provide revenue cycle management (RCM) services, including Meridian Robotics.  This agreement expands Meridian’s relationship with Hutchinson Clinic, which currently utilizes the PrecisionBI healthcare analytics engine to analyze practice data and deploy business intelligence algorithms.  “Hutchinson Clinic maintains...