Guest Post

HHS Kicks Off New Year with New Protections from Surprise Medical Bills

No More Surprise Medical Bills: 5 Things To Know about the No Surprises Act Taking Effect in 2022 Posted by HHS.gov | Jan 03, 2022 Beginning January 1, 2022, new federal protections championed by the Biden-Harris Administration will shield millions of consumers from surprise medical bills—unexpected bills from an out-of-network provider, out-of-network facility or out-of-network

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Guest Post

No Surprises: Understand your rights against surprise medical bills

No Surprises: Understand your rights against surprise medical bills Posted by CMS.gov | Jan 03, 2022  The No Surprises Act protects people covered under group and individual health plans from receiving surprise medical bills when they receive most emergency services, non-emergency services from out-of-network providers at in-network facilities, and services from out-of-network air ambulance service providers.

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Guest Post

A Year To Remember: Part 2

3 Benefits of Using Technology to Improve Patient Care Guest Post Published by VisualDx Skin is often seen as the window into someone’s overall health. There are potentially life-threatening infectious diseases that can present with skin changes that look very different depending on the skin’s pigmentation. That is why it is imperative to not only

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Features

A Year To Remember: Part 1

Published by Amanda Lord, COO & Operating Partner of Patient360 The 2021 Quality Payment Program Final Rule has been released! This is typically a governmentally dense read. So, if you prefer “cheat sheets,” there are some useful resources available that make comparisons and have tables conveying basic updates to be well prepared for the 2021 Quality Payment Program. 

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Urgent

ATTENTION: Revenue Performance Advisor (RPA) Migration to Amazon Web Services

RPA Migration to Amazon Web Services Change Healthcare is working to migrate RPA clients to the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud platform. Migration to this industry-leading platform will enable CHC to provide more consistent system availability and performance, rapid deployment of new product features and enhanced security controls. MEDENT practices are scheduled to migrate to

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Urgent

ATTENTION: Novitas EDI Transition

Novitas (Medicare PA, NJ, MD, DE) is transitioning to a new EDI Gateway solution. The old EDI Gateway will be retired on November 1, 2021. Revenue Performance Advisor (RPA) – Clients who use the RPA for their Novitas electronic billing do not have to do anything for this switchover. Change Healthcare handles the configuration to

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Guest Post

Flu Season Is Coming. Is Your Practice Ready?

Flu Season Is Coming. Is Your Practice Ready? Click the image to view the original blog post. As we continue to look for silver linings from the yearlong-plus pandemic, there’s one that stands out: Seasonal influenza infections all but disappeared. This was thanks in large part to all the new behaviors we were forced to adopt to

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Urgent

Global GoTo (Jive) Connection Issue

Global GoTo (Jive) Connection Issue Around 11 a.m. EST, Tuesday, September 21, 2021, MEDENT became aware of a connection issue with GoToConnect. MEDENT utilizes GoToConnect for its support service, meaning the majority of our staff was unable to make calls to clients.  This was a global issue with GoTo, not specific to MEDENT. As of

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