EHR systems can’t protect you from the False Claims Act
The recent Department of Justice (DOJ) $155 million False Claims Act settlement with eClinicalWorks highlights a problem that has existed in the EHR software industry for a long time. Any EHR system that attests to do everything for the integrated health system can’t possibly provide the highest possible level of all aspects of functionality. Some parts of the system will be concentrated upon while others will get just enough attention so the vendor can say they have the ...
Medicare Advantage Plans Under the FWA Microscope
HEALTHCARE is again the most popular topic for the past few weeks. Even friends that don’t know much about the industry have asked: what’s going on with Medicare? Apparently, recent allegations of high dollar medical fraud have raised concerns about Medicare Advantage Plans and Payment Integrity. One law firm pointed out that this is just the start. “DOJ’s big settlement — $16.7 million for risk adjustment “upcoding” ...
Payers Use UCR Data to Drive Behavioral Health Outcomes
Context's UCR data can help with Behavioral Health population health management. Behavioral Health issues compound the chronic condition scenario. The United States spends more on mental health and addiction than on any other medical condition including heart disease, trauma, and cancer.
Payment Integrity and ACO Success
An ACO must show that the care given to the patient has achieved its quality measures.
CodeLink Pro ® 2017 Now Boasts Medical Necessity with Bill Editing
Context4 Healthcare is proud to announce that its flagship CodeLink Pro® medical coding compliance solution CodeLink Pro® 2017 has been enhanced