Why the Medicare Annual Wellness Visit should be a High Priority in your Practice

Mark Twain once said that “age is an issue of mind over matter; if you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.” While this is true in theory, many people face increasing health issues as they get older. However, by receiving preventive healthcare screenings and services, they may be able to lessen the risk of certain illnesses…

Making the most out of MIPS

Here’s the deal: A few years ago, the United States government passed the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act, referred to as “MACRA.” As you probably already know, MACRA replaces the current Medicare reimbursement schedule with a new pay-for-performance program designed to streamline the reporting process while delivering high-quality healthcare more efficiently and at a…

For Athena Users: Essential Tips to Maximize MIPS Performance

A 30-minute overview of essential tips designed for Athena users to maximize CMS reimbursements and value-based program bonuses. Originally recorded on July 24th and July 26th and was hosted by Erin Zielinski, Director of Clinical Solutions. In this session, Erin covers the following topics, complete with examples, screen shots and helpful tips: • What is…

A “Fireside Chat” at HIMSS18 March 6

Tuesday March 6th 4:30-5:15 at athenahealth Booth #119 – HIMSS18 Las Vegas. Don’t miss this “TED Talk” styled event featuring Joe Blewitt, Epion CEO. Joe and other guest speakers will share case studies showcasing the real-world impact their work has had in “reducing friction” in healthcare for clients and patients through their partnership with athenahealth’s…