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HHS makes EHR Meaningful Use deadline changes final -- FPM

HHS makes EHR Meaningful Use deadline changes final

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https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/gettingpaid/entry/hhs_makes_ehr_meaningful_use.html

Meaningful use deadlines extended to March 13 -- FPM

Meaningful use deadlines extended to March 13

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https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/gettingpaid/entry/meaningful_use_deadlines_extended_to.html

Deadline for meaningful use hardship exception extended -- FPM

Deadline for meaningful use hardship exception extended

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https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/gettingpaid/entry/deadline_for_meaningful_use_hardship.html

CMS looks to reduce 2016 meaningful use reporting period to 90 days -- FPM

CMS looks to reduce 2016 meaningful use reporting period to 90 days

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https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/gettingpaid/entry/cms_reducing_2016_meaningful_use.html

Survey shows Stage 2 meaningful use compliance still low -- FPM

Survey shows Stage 2 meaningful use compliance still low

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https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/gettingpaid/entry/survey_shows_stage_2_meaningful.html

Proposed delay but no reprieve for Meaningful Use -- FPM

Proposed delay but no reprieve for Meaningful Use

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https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/gettingpaid/entry/proposed_delay_but_no_repreive.html

Top 5 things to know about Meaningful Use Stage 2 changes -- FPM

Top 5 things to know about Meaningful Use Stage 2 changes

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https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/gettingpaid/entry/top_5_things_to_know.html

CMS gives physicians more time to attest to 2015 meaningful use -- FPM

CMS gives physicians more time to attest to 2015 meaningful use

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https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/gettingpaid/entry/cms_gives_physicians_more_time.html

CMS updates meaningful use guidance for providers changing EHR vendors -- FPM

CMS updates meaningful use guidance for providers changing EHR vendors

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https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/gettingpaid/entry/cms_updates_guidance_for_changing.html

CMS providing Meaningful Use exemption for slow Internet -- FPM

CMS providing Meaningful Use exemption for slow Internet

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https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/gettingpaid/entry/physicians_in_communities_with_slow.html

Congress passes legislation to provide meaningful use relief -- FPM

Congress passes legislation to provide meaningful use relief

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https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/gettingpaid/entry/congress_passes_legislation_to_provide.html

CMS offers help for new Meaningful Use program rules -- FPM

CMS offers help for new Meaningful Use program rules

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https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/gettingpaid/entry/cms_offers_help_for_new.html

Making Sense of Meaningful Use Stage 2: Second Wave or Tsunami? -- FPM

Feb 1, 2014 - You need to prepare for the next round of electronic health record requirements to keep it from swamping your practice.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/0100/p19.html

The Evolution of Meaningful Use: Today, Stage 3, and Beyond -- FPM

Feb 1, 2016 - The late-breaking regulations for electronic health records require practices to get up to speed quickly.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2016/0100/p17.html

How to Survive an EHR Meaningful Use Audit -- FPM

Dec 1, 2013 - Creating and keeping the right documents is key to answering reviewers' questions about electronic health record compliance.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2013/1100/p7.html

A Physician's Guide to the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs: The Basics -- FPM

Oct 1, 2010 - With the changes made in the final rule, earning the EHR incentives is still not easy, but at least it's easier.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2010/0900/p17.html

Should Doctors Reject the Government's EHR Incentive Plan? -- FPM

Apr 1, 2010 - It's a big hill to climb for a carrot that may not be there when you reach the top.

Family Practice Management : Opinion

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2010/0300/p8.html

The EHR Incentive Program: Consider Waiting for Next Year -- FPM

Oct 1, 2011 - It may get easier and cheaper to earn the incentive.

Family Practice Management : Opinion

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2011/0900/p14.html

"Will the Feds Really Buy Me an EHR?" and Other Commonly Asked Questions About the ...

Aug 1, 2009 - The economic stimulus package offers $19 billion in health IT incentives, but it also creates new penalties. Here's what you need to know.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2009/0700/p19.html

Letters - Nov-Dec 2010 -- FPM

Dec 1, 2010 - ...have only 90 consecutive days of meaningful use during the first year. In fact, participants in either the Medicare or the Medicaid incentive program can qualify for the incentive in their first year of meaningful use with only 90 days of meaningful use beginning as late as Oct. 1....

Family Practice Management : Letters

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2010/1100/p8a.html

EHR Switch Survey: Responses From 305 Family Physicians -- FPM

Feb 1, 2015 - Changing your EHR could lead to greater practice satisfaction - or not. The results of this survey may surprise you.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2015/0100/p13.html

Electronic Health Records -- FPM Topic Collection

Jul 15, 2010 - This article collection features popular FPM content on the subject of electronic health records -- from selecting an EHR system to optimizing an EHR in your practice. This article collection features popular FPM content on the subject of electronic health records -- from selecting an ...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/topicModules/viewTopicModule.htm?topicModuleId=34

The 2011 EHR User Satisfaction Survey: Responses From 2,719 Family Physicians -- FPM

Aug 1, 2011 - If you're shopping for an EHR system, you might appreciate this advice from several hundred colleagues.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2011/0700/p23.html

2014 Is Finally Here - Oh My! -- FPM

Feb 1, 2014 - It's going to be a challenging year, but we can do this.

Family Practice Management : From the Editor

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/0100/p4.html

Practice Pearls - May-Jun 2013 -- FPM

Jun 1, 2013 - ...Defining smoking for EHR meaningful use rules Use your EHR to better prepare for appointments If you have an electronic health record (EHR), review the day's appointments early and electronically set up the office visit as much as you can. For example, if you anticipate renewing a...

Family Practice Management : Practice Pearls

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2013/0500/p44.html

The 2012 EHR User Satisfaction Survey: Responses From 3,088 Family Physicians -- FPM

Dec 1, 2012 - Where else can you get EHR advice from a few thousand colleagues?

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2012/1100/p23.html

Adding Health Education Specialists to Your Practice -- FPM

Apr 1, 2014 - These multifaceted employees can improve patient care, generate additional net revenue, and prepare your practice for the future.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/0300/p10.html

Medicare Payment Reform: Making Sense of MACRA -- FPM

Apr 1, 2016 - Value-based payment will bring big changes to practices. Here’s what we know now.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2016/0300/p12.html

Practice Pearls - Jan-Feb 2012 -- FPM

Feb 1, 2012 - ...Electronic prescribing (e-prescribing) is a requirement for demonstrating meaningful use of electronic health records – and for avoiding future penalties from Medicare. However, adopting an e-prescribing system can be a challenge. To ensure success, consider these tips: Make sure at...

Family Practice Management : Practice Pearls

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2012/0100/p30.html

What Family Physicians Need to Know About ACOs -- FPM

Oct 1, 2011 - Accountable care organizations could be the next big thing in health care delivery. Here's what you need to know - and what you need to do - now.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2011/0900/p17.html

ICD-10: What's the Point? -- FPM

Dec 1, 2013 - Yes, there is a point to ICD-10. But you may not like it.

Family Practice Management : From the Editor

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2013/1100/p4.html

The FPM Survey of Family Physicians Who Have Changed EHR Systems -- FPM

Aug 1, 2014 - Spend a few minutes responding to the survey, and you can help hundreds of colleagues - and just maybe win yourself an iPad Air.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/0700/p18.html

Gambling on the Transition From Fee-for-Service to Value-Based Care -- FPM

Oct 1, 2014 - Dedicating increasing amounts of income and personal time to lead and manage quality programs is not sustainable.

Family Practice Management : Opinion

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/0900/p6.html

Removing Six Key Barriers to Online Portal Use -- FPM

Feb 1, 2015 - Portals can benefit your practice and your patients, but you have to get them using the technology first.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2015/0100/p26.html

Five Lessons for Working With a Scribe -- FPM

Aug 1, 2016 - Documentation personnel can free up physicians during visits to do what we do best.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2016/0700/p23.html

Letters - Sep-Oct 2010 -- FPM

Oct 1, 2010 - ...In my view, wise EHR administration involves allowing as much customization as possible while still encouraging effective EHR use (i.e., meaningful use ). One function that lends itself well to customization is documentation. Except in a research setting, it generally doesn't matter...

Family Practice Management : Letters

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2010/0900/p9.html

Practice Pearls - Sep-Oct 2012 -- FPM

Oct 1, 2012 - ...Many employed physicians have contracts that assign all of their Medicare or Medicaid payments to their employer, and this would include meaningful-use payments. Check your contract for similar language. Some employers view the incentive payments as their rightful reimbursement for...

Family Practice Management : Practice Pearls

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2012/0900/p32.html

Making Sense of MACRA, Part 2: Value-Based Payment and Your Future -- FPM

Feb 1, 2017 - Your performance this year will affect your Medicare payment in 2019.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2017/0100/p12.html

Protect Your Practice With a Medicare and Medicaid Compliance Program -- FPM

Aug 1, 1998 - Implementing a formal plan can help prevent fraud and reduce the likelihood of significant penalties, but remember that one size fits one.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/1998/0700/p57.html

An Introduction to Personal Health Records -- FPM

May 1, 2006 - Here's what you need to know about this growing trend to give patients access to a portable health record.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2006/0500/p57.html

The 2011 FPM Survey of User Satisfaction With EHR Systems -- FPM

Feb 1, 2011 - The survey instrument for the 2011 FPM survey of physician satisfaction with EHR systems, fielded in the form of an article in the January/February 2011 issue.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2011/0100/p15.html

Should Your Practice Participate in a Quality-Reporting Program? -- FPM

Feb 1, 2011 - To answer this question, you must balance anticipated costs with potential gains.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2011/0100/p9.html

The Problem With Health IT -- FPM

Apr 1, 2011 - It will do great things - someday. But what do you do until then?

Family Practice Management : From the Editor

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2011/0300/p6.html

The Hope and the Hype of Health IT -- FPM

Apr 1, 2011 - Diagnosing illness and treating patients: There's just not an app for that.

Family Practice Management : The Last Word

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2011/0300/p44.html

Why Did Your Productivity Decrease When We Hired You? -- FPM

Aug 1, 2011 - Before making the leap from private practice to employed practice, consider how the new arrangement will affect your productivity and your bottom line.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2011/0700/p18.html

Is Your Practice at Risk for Fraud? -- FPM

Dec 1, 2011 - Without reasonable controls, you may be inviting embezzlement.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2011/1100/p20.html

How to Avoid Conflicts Between Your New EHR and Your Old Billing Company -- FPM

Feb 1, 2012 - A proactive approach will help you get the most out of your investment.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2012/0100/p14.html

The State of Family Medicine -- FPM

Feb 1, 2012 - This special report reviews the value of family medicine, the challenges it faces, and AAFP data on the nature of family medicine practice today.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2012/0100/p20.html

ACOs Are Coming: Should You Sell Your Practice? -- FPM

Apr 1, 2012 - If a hospital or health system comes knocking, make sure you’ve considered these key issues.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2012/0300/p15.html

FPM Survey of User Satisfaction With EHR Systems -- FPM

Jun 1, 2012 - The survey takes minutes, your responses will help hundreds of colleagues, and you just might win an iPad.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2012/0500/p19.html

Back to the Future: The Way Forward in Health Care Reform -- FPM

Jun 1, 2012 - It's 1995 all over again. Let's get it right this time.

Family Practice Management : Opinion

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2012/0500/p5.html

Five Reactions to a New EHR -- FPM

Oct 1, 2012 - If your initial reaction isn't positive, hang in there. You're not alone.

Family Practice Management : The Last Word

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2012/0900/p40.html

Physicians Assemble: Integrating Small Groups to Preserve Independent Practice -- FPM

Dec 1, 2013 - In the face of industry consolidation and employment, small practices are joining forces to control their own destinies and remain competitive.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2013/1100/p12.html

How to Bridge the Health Literacy Gap -- FPM

Feb 1, 2014 - Communicating with patients in a way they understand will lead to better outcomes and avoid mistakes and uncertainty.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/0100/p14.html

Pre-Op Eval -- FPM

Feb 1, 2014 - The Pre-Op Eval app provides evidence-based guidelines for the preoperative evaluation of patients undergoing noncardiac surgery and perioperative medication management.

Family Practice Management : SPPACES: App Reviews

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/0100/p27.html

Patient Portals: The Good, the Bad, and the Inevitable -- FPM

Feb 1, 2015 - Some physicians and patients have been reticent to embrace online portals, but the changing nature of health care will accelerate the process.

Family Practice Management : From the Editor

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2015/0100/p4.html

Staying Connected: Eight Tips for Mindful Office Visits With an EHR -- FPM

Oct 1, 2015 - A few simple changes can help you focus on your patient instead of your EHR.

Family Practice Management : The Last Word

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2015/0900/p56.html

How to Be a Leader When You Are Not "the" Leader -- FPM

Dec 1, 2015 - You can grow your influence and help your organization succeed by applying this one leadership concept.

Family Practice Management : Employed Practice

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2015/1100/p10.html

What You Need to Know About Medicare's New "Quality and Resource Use Report" -- FPM

Dec 1, 2015 - The QRUR is essentially an annual report card, and its data can affect how you get paid in the future.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2015/1100/p19.html

Coding and Billing Rules in 2016: Out With the Old, In With the New -- FPM

Feb 1, 2016 - Incident-to rules and advance care planning top the list of changes.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2016/0100/p14.html

The Problem With Patient Satisfaction Scores -- FPM

Feb 1, 2016 - Scoring of individual physicians is becoming more widespread. Here’s how to improve the process.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2016/0100/p23.html

Holy MACRA! Will Our Future Be Better or Worse? -- FPM

Apr 1, 2016 - Like it or not, value-based payments are here to stay.

Family Practice Management : From the Editor

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2016/0300/p5.html

Should We Fear the Unintended Consequences of MACRA? -- FPM

Feb 1, 2017 - MACRA's methods of controlling health care costs could have unexpected results.

Family Practice Management : From the Editor

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2017/0100/p4.html

Technology Tools and Trends for Better Patient Care: Beyond the EHR -- FPM

Oct 1, 2017 - From remote monitoring of chronic diseases to virtual assistants in the exam room, technology will improve practice.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2017/0900/p28.html

Opting Out of Medicare: How to Get Out and Stay Out -- FPM

Dec 1, 2017 - Physicians can cut ties with Medicare and privately contract with Medicare beneficiaries, but doing it incorrectly can be costly.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2017/1100/p17.html

Transitioning to Direct Primary Care -- FPM Restricted content. Login required.

Aug 1, 2020 - Imagine practicing medicine without all the administrative burdens related to billing insurance. Here’s how one physician made the switch.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2020/0700/p29.html

Letters - Feb 2003 -- FPM

Feb 1, 2003 - ...Making Sense of Meaningful Use Stage 2: Second Wave or Tsunami? E-Prescribing: Why the Fuss? Good Medicine: E-Prescribing Editor's Collections Prescription Management Related Topic Searches E-prescribing MOST RECENT ISSUE Jan-Feb 2021 Access the latest issue...

Family Practice Management : Letters

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2003/0200/p14a.html

Letters - Jan-Feb 2009 -- FPM

Feb 1, 2009 - ...Making Sense of Meaningful Use Stage 2: Second Wave or Tsunami? E-Prescribing: Why the Fuss? Good Medicine: E-Prescribing Editor's Collections Prescription Management Related Topic Searches E-prescribing MOST RECENT ISSUE Jan-Feb 2021 Access the latest issue...

Family Practice Management : Letters

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2009/0100/p6.html

Letters - Jul-Aug 2011 -- FPM

Aug 1, 2011 - ...of Family Medicine report. Released in 2004, this advocacy path predates the recent wave of federal programs to support EHR adoption and meaningful use. It is difficult to refute the transformational role that digital information management has had on information-rich industries...

Family Practice Management : Letters

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2011/0700/p8.html

Letters - May-Jun 2013 -- FPM

Jun 1, 2013 - ...works. My office has been implementing these practices, and our performance measures have improved, and we have consistently captured meaningful-use dollars and other incentives that are out there. These bonuses account for 25 percent of our revenue. I suggest that everyone should...

Family Practice Management : Letters

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2013/0500/p11b.html

Practice Pearls - Nov-Dec 2013 -- FPM

Dec 1, 2013 - ...Making Sense of Meaningful Use Stage 2: Second Wave or Tsunami? In Support of Buprenorphine Deregulation Editor's Collections Prescription Management Practice Pearls Related Topic Searches Drug therapy MOST RECENT ISSUE Jan-Feb 2021 Access the latest issue...

Family Practice Management : Practice Pearls

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2013/1100/p29.html

Practice Pearls - Jan-Feb 2014 -- FPM

Feb 1, 2014 - ...this way, thereby avoiding the multiple unsuccessful attempts to reach the patient in other ways, such as the telephone. Additionally, meaningful use Stage 2 requires that more than 50 percent of patients must have online chart access and 5 percent must use web portal messaging....

Family Practice Management : Practice Pearls

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/0100/p26.html

Practice Pearls - Mar-Apr 2015 -- FPM

Apr 1, 2015 - ...physicians change systems. Physicians participating in the Medicare EHR Incentive Program must review this analysis annually to meet meaningful use requirements. All physicians are also subject to the Breach Notification Rule, which assigns liability and fines for certain improper...

Family Practice Management : Practice Pearls

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2015/0300/p32.html

Practice Pearls - Sep-Oct 2015 -- FPM

Oct 1, 2015 - ...with them, my practice was concerned. These summaries contain valuable and personal information and are required for compliance with meaningful use rules, but our patients were tossing them on the way out the door. Our solution? We removed the trash can. This change increased the...

Family Practice Management : Practice Pearls

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2015/0900/p50.html

A Quick Review of Reassignment Can Help Avert Fraud Accusations -- FPM

Sep 1, 1998 - The author explains the Medicare policy on reassignment, the exceptions and why it's important in the current climate of increased fraud and abuse enforcement.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/1998/0900/p21.html

Implementing an EMR System: One Clinic's Experience -- FPM

May 1, 2003 - This residency’s implementation plan succeeded by leaving as little as possible to chance.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2003/0500/p37.html

A Physician's Guide to the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs

...of rules and regulations that govern how physicians and hos- pitals may start to receive incentive payments beginning in 2011 for the meaningful use of certified EHR tech- nology. The programs are voluntary, but the incentives for participation and the penalties for...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2010/0900/fpm20100900p17.pdf

fpm20140100p19.pdf

...Making Sense of Meaningful Use Stage 2: Second Wave or Tsunami? JASON MITCHELL, MD, AND STEVEN E. WALDREN, MD For the past three years, many physicians and other eligible pro-fessionals have worked to comply with Stage 1 of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/0100/fpm20140100p19.pdf

fpm20160100p17.pdf

...The Evolution of Meaningful Use: Today, Stage 3, and Beyond Steven E. Waldren, MD, and Erin Solis The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology on Oct. 6, 2015, released a final rule...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2016/0100/fpm20160100p17.pdf

fpm20110900p14.pdf

...the last effective date a physician could begin meaningful use of certi- fied electronic health record (EHR) technology and still qualify for a Medicare EHR incentive payment in 2011, given that 90 consecutive days of meaningful use are required to qualify. The handy timer...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2011/0900/fpm20110900p14.pdf

fpm20150100p13.pdf

...inability to achieve the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ meaningful use require- ments, poor usability, poor vendor support and training, and the desire to get everyone in a health system on the same EHR were the next most common reasons for making the change. (See...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2015/0100/fpm20150100p13.pdf

fpm20131100p7.pdf

...HOW TO SURVIVE AN EHR MEANINGFUL USE AUDIT Andrew Pasternak, MD, MS In 2011, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Ser-vices (CMS) implemented the meaningful use (MU) program to promote the use of electronic health records (EHRs) in hospitals and physician offices. If...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2013/1100/fpm20131100p7.pdf

Deadline extended for certain PQRS reporting -- FPM

Deadline extended for certain PQRS reporting

Family Practice Management : Getting Paid : FPM Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/gettingpaid/entry/deadline_extended_for_certain_pqrs.html

"Will the Feds Really Buy Me and EHR?" and Other Commonly Asked Questions About the ...

...Any physician who participates in the Medicare Part-B program and meaningfully uses a qualified EHR system will be eligible to receive the incentive payments. Payments will be sent to the individual physician, not to the practice. To qualify for the Medicaid incentives, a...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2009/0700/fpm20090700p19.pdf

fpm20140700p18.pdf

...the relative youth of the technol- ogy, the difficulty of choosing the right system on the first try, and the increasing difficulty of Meaningful Use, chances are quite good that many more practices will be abandoning their current EHRs for new ones. If you have already made the...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/0700/fpm20140700p18.pdf

fpm20110700p23.pdf

...With government incentive checks for meaningful use of electronic health record (EHR) technology already in the hands of some physicians and with the concomitant acceleration of computerization, it seems high time for another survey of user satisfaction with EHR systems. As with our...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2011/0700/fpm20110700p23.pdf

fpm20120500p19.pdf

...a few minutes to complete the 2012 EHR user-satisfaction survey. With practices already collecting incentives from the govern- ment for meaningful use of EHRs, more and more physi- cians are getting into the market, so this is a particularly good time to make your opinion known. You...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2012/0500/fpm20120500p19.pdf

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...Meaningful use January/February 2016 Issue The Evolution of Meaningful Use: Today, Stage 3, and Beyond [Feature] The late-breaking regulations for electronic health records require practices to get up to speed quickly. January/February 2014 Issue Making Sense of...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/viewRelatedDocumentsByTaxonomy.htm?taxonomyId=261

More physicians using EHR, but little information flowing between them -- FPM

More physicians using EHR, but little information flowing between them

Family Practice Management : Getting Paid : FPM Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/gettingpaid/entry/more_physicians_using_ehr_but.html

fpm20120500p19-rt1.pdf

...Have you successfully attested to the Medicare or Medicaid EHR incentive program that you are a meaningful user? l Yes l No Have you ever switched to a new EHR because you or others in your practice were unhappy with your prior EHR? l Yes l No Disclosure (select one):...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2012/0500/fpm20120500p19-rt1.pdf

fpm20121100p23.pdf

...• This EHR makes it easy to qualify for meaningful use incentive dollars from Medicare or Medicaid. • This EHR doesn’t just enable me to meet meaningful use criteria; it actually helps me provide better patient care. • E-prescribing is fast, easy, and error-free with this EHR....

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2012/1100/fpm20121100p23.pdf

fpm20140100p4.pdf

...called Meaningful Use Stage 2, ICD-10, and the Affordable Care Act. But don’t fear, we can safely navigate this troubled yellow brick road. I hope. Take a deep breath. Roll up your sleeves. Learn to meditate in your free time. It’s going to be a tough year. Meaningful Use...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/0100/fpm20140100p4.pdf

fpm20140700p18-rt1.pdf

...Meaningful Use. We were unable to achieve Meaningful Use with our prior EHR.     Support/training. We had poor vendor support/training for our prior EHR.     Financial viability of vendor. The vendor of our prior EHR went out of business or appeared to have financial...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/0700/fpm20140700p18-rt1.pdf

fpm20160700p23.pdf

...improve the efficiency, quality, and safety of our practices. Although standards like the Centers for Medicare and Med- icaid Services’ Meaningful Use program have accelerated adoption of important technology, they have also pro- moted complex systems with poor usability, even for...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2016/0700/fpm20160700p23.pdf

fpm20130500p44.pdf

...Defining smoking for EHR meaningful use rules Q In terms of the incentives for meaningful use of EHRs, how should I designate the smoking status of a patient who uses an electronic nicotine delivery system, such as an e-cigarette? A Meaningful use is more than a little...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2013/0500/fpm20130500p44.pdf

Performance measurement and reporting: Finding a method in the madness -- FPM

Performance measurement and reporting: Finding a method in the madness

Family Practice Management : Getting Paid : FPM Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/gettingpaid/entry/a_method_in_the_madness.html

Appendix to "The 2012 EHR User Satisfaction Survey: Responses From 3,088 Family ...

...This EHR makes it easy to qualify for meaningful use incentive dollars from Medicare or Medicaid. This EHR doesn’t just enable me to meet meaningful use criteria; it actually helps me provide better patient care. E-prescribing is fast, easy, and error-free with this EHR....

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2012/1100/fpm20121100p23-rt1.pdf

fpm20140300p10.pdf

...basis. However, new initiatives focused on quality and population care, such as the patient-centered medical home (PCMH) and meaningful use (MU) of health information technology, are bringing changes to the traditional practice model by promoting a team-based approach to patient...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/0300/fpm20140300p10.pdf

fpm20140900p6.pdf

...such as using a qualified e-prescribing system, report- ing measures for the Physi- cian Quality Reporting System (PQRS), and achieving meaningful use of certified electronic health record (EHR) technology. States, including our home state of Vermont, and private payers are offering...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/0900/fpm20140900p6.pdf

fpm20150100p26.pdf

...One of the leading drivers of portal use is the Medi- care EHR Incentive Program’s meaningful use stage 2 requirements.2 CMS will soon penalize providers unless they can show the following: • More than half of their patients can view, download, or transmit to a third party their...

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https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2015/0100/fpm20150100p26.pdf

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