Monthly Archives: February 2015

Value-based Reimbursement Benchmarks set by Medicare

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has set goals for revamping the Medicare payment system to reward quality over quantity. It is HHS’ aim to have 30% of payments for traditional Medicare benefits to be tied to alternative … Continue reading

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Meaningful Use Period to be shortened by CMS

 Last Thursday (2/5/15), the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that it intends to update rules for the Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Programs in 2015. The goal is to reduce the reporting burden on providers. CMS indicated … Continue reading

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