Let’s face it — we’re all a little bit afraid of change and uncertainty. With a number of new regulations in the pipeline that will impact medical practices, many physicians are uneasy, perhaps rightly so. The most recent ruling establishes October 2014 as the deadline for ICD-10 compliance. The ICD-10 diagnosis code set will replace ICD-9, and expand the number of codes from 17,000 to approximately 141,000. With this announcement, many physicians and medical personnel are bracing themselves for what they fear is a complex labyrinth of documentation. Please take a look at our short animated video, “Big Challenges for Medical Practices” and review the findings from our national survey, “Attitudes Toward the Transition to ICD-10 and ANSI-5010.” We’d like [cont...]
Nuesoft is conducting a survey to learn about healthcare professionals’ attitudes regarding the recent transition to ANSI version 5010 and the upcoming conversion to ICD-10. If your business was impacted by the recent switch to version 5010, or you are concerned your business will be impacted by the transition to ICD-10 please complete the survey by clicking the button below. We hope that your responses will help software companies better prepare for changes in HIT standards.
Last year the Tips & Tricks section of the newsletter was by far the most viewed. This year we are revamping it to include actual questions from our users. We are working closely with our Support department to get answers to the questions you ask. The answers, in short video segments, will be posted on our blog every other Friday. If we pick your question to answer that week you’ll win a USB*. We hope that these upgraded Tips & Tricks videos will become a valuable resource, and show you in-depth ways to use your NueMD system. If you have a question about your system that you would like answered, please contact us at email@example.com with the subject line “Tips [cont...]
The entire healthcare industry is gearing up for the update from the current Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) American National Standards Institute (ANSI) form X12-N 837 version 4010A1 to the improved ANSI X12 version 5010. The transition applies to any electronic transactions covered by HIPAA, including claims, remittance advice, eligibility verification, and referrals. All “covered entities” — including providers, health plans, clearinghouses and billing agents, must be fully compliant by January 1, 2012. At that time, covered entities will also be required to move from the National Council for Prescription Drug Program (NCPDP) version 5.1 form to the new D.0 format. CMS is already accepting the new forms and has made it clear that there will be no [cont...]