Practice Management

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Clinicient Inc, a provider of outpatient rehabilitation business solutions, recently launched Empower, a nationwide series of 2-day seminars during which industry experts will share their tips for running a healthy private physical therapy practice.
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A variety of the latest integrated software solutions take the spotlight.
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HHS recently announced measurable timelines and goals to move the Medicare program, and the healthcare system at large, toward paying providers based upon quality, rather than the quantity of care given to patients.
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Explore an exclusive matrix that provides a head-to-head comparison of the latest practice management software.
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CMS has reportedly issued a proposed rule that places an emphasis on strengthening affordability and accessibility for insurance plans offered through the Affordable Care Act (ACA) health insurance marketplaces beginning in 2016.
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The APTA website reports that the association is offering new resources designed to assist PTs in understanding the final 2015 CMS rules, including a webinar and podcast.
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Billing software for practice management.
CMS recently announced an initiative that will reportedly offer $850 million in funding to provider networks, professionals associations, and other organizations that are providing education and training in the transition to value-based healthcare.
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A news release from the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) indicates that there is an October 3 deadline for healthcare providers to sign up for the ICD-10 testing program from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).
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The Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation (IMPACT) Act, which is legislation with a focus on standardizing post-acute care data, has passed in both the United States House and Senate.
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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced the testing dates for its International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision (ICD-10) system.
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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued final rules for 2015 for inpatient prospective payment systems.
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A 43-page congressional report from the Senate Special Committee on Aging offers an assessment of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service’s (CMS) attempts to curb improper payments.
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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has released its proposed rule for the Home Health Prospective Payment System (HH PPS) for 2015.
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The use of predictive analytics has enabled the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to recover or prevent more than $210 million in improper payments in 2013.
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The Centers for Medicare and Services (CMS) have proposed rules that include a 2.1% increase in payment rates for 2015 under the outpatient prospective payment system (OPPS) as well as changes to hospital admissions requirements.
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The proposed 2015 Medicare physician fee schedule (PFS) released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) would result in an estimated 20.9% reduction in payments beginning April 1, 2015.
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Recently introduced bipartisan legislation (HR 4994/S 2553) aims to standardize data utilized across post-acute settings.
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A new report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) shows that self-referral for physical therapy (PT) services may increase Medicare spending.
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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has released a final rule on Exchange and Insurance Market Standards for 2015.