Real Time Claims Adjudication

Healthcare providers using MTBC’s services can further accelerate their collections through real-time claims adjudication (RTA).  MTBC already offers RTA with many of the major insurance payers, including United Healthcare, Humana, BCBS-FL, BCBS-PA, and BCBS-WV, and is in the process of testing its RTA with a number of other national regional payers. RTA allows providers and

MTBC’s E-Prescribing Application Approved by Apple® for the Apple® App Store

Representing its technology strength, MTBC’s e-prescribing application recently has been approved by Apple® for sale in the Apple® App Store. MTBC’s e-prescribing app allows physicians to send prescriptions to pharmacies electronically, directly from their Apple® iPhone™, iPad™ or iTouch™ devices. The ability to e-prescribe is one of the key action items in the U.S. government’s

Medicare Part D Beneficiaries to Get 50% Discount on Drugs in 2011

Vice President Biden, along with the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced on Thursday, September 23rd, 2010 that a 50% discount will be given to Medicare Part D beneficiaries on covered brand-name prescription drugs starting in 2011. Secretary of HHS, Kathleen Sebelius, and VP

Why Health Information Exchange?

Recently physicians have started to adopt electronic medical records in order to enjoy the government’s financial incentive bonuses as per the HITECH Act. Yet, if they really want to earn these incentives, physicians have to make sure that their EMR is related to some other EMR and health technology systems. The government has announced clearly

MTBC Presents Webinar on “A Practical Guide to Achieving ‘Meaningful Use’ of Your EHR”

On Wednesday, September 1, 2010, MTBC hosted a free webinar entitled “A Practical Guide to Achieving ‘Meaningful Use’ of Your EHR”.  The hour long information session was presented by Muhammad Chebli, Vice President of Information Technology for MTBC.  Mr. Chebli provided a coherent strategy to achieve meaningful use, as defined by the Healthcare Information Technology

CMS Issues Guidance to States for Medicaid Health IT Projects

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services have provided state Medicaid directors with the federal government’s expectations while implementing the medical portion of the EMR incentive program. According to the incentive program, the eligible physician fulfilling the criteria of “meaningful use” will be provided with the full cost of Medicaid bonuses and 90% of the

Quality 101: A Guide to Quality Reporting by HIMSS

Quality and quality reporting are always referred to as the key elements in EMR incentives for meaningful use. HIMSS therefore has launched an online resource, called “Quality 101”, in order to assist the providers and vendors in better understanding the details behind these imperatives. The Patient Safety & Quality Outcomes Committee of HIMSS developed this

ONC Names the Initial EMR Certification Bodies

The Office of the National Coordinator for Information Technology (ONC) has announced the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT), Chicago, Ill. and the Drummond Group Inc. (DGI), Austin, Texas, as the first technology review bodies which have been approved to examine and certify electronic medical record (EMR) systems for conformity with certification criteria that

Reduce Your No-Shows With Our Automated Appointment Reminder Calls

Experiencing patient no-show problems? An automated appointment reminder service is the perfect solution for your practice enhancement. When patients fail to show up for an appointment, it costs your practice a lot of money; for every missed appointment you lose a small part of your income, and in the end that adds up. Many practices

CMS Determined To Simplify Collections Of “Meaningful Use” Incentives For Providers

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced the expansion of its Medicare Provider Enrollment system.  The expansion will make it easier for physicians and medical practices to register for Medicare and take advantage of the “meaningful use” incentives offered under the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH Act).