In April, as stated in the Health Affairs Blog, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the highly anticipated proposed rule that would establish key parameters for the new Quality Payment Program, a framework that includes the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and Alternative Payment Models (APMs). These policies were established by the latest, permanent ‘doc fix,’ the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA). http://bit.ly/1VEBbsb @searchhealthit
We are attending WebPT's Ascend Event this year for the first time. Who wouldn't be excited to visit the Fort Worth, TX area? Personally, we look forward to showing organizations how to use X-Link Medical Software Interfacing together with their WebPT System to meet patient care delivery, clinical and health outcome, and business operation goals.
Come hang out with the X-Link Team and learn how to help your business grow! There are so many things to look forward to at Ascend, such as:
February 29th thru March 4th Las Vegas, Nevada
We hope that you were able to attend this year’s HIMSS Conference and enjoyed yourself as much as we did, it is Las Vegas after all. We are already looking forward to next year and hope to share as many new and exciting things as we were able to in 2016.
We had a fantastic time this year at the Amazing Charts Conference in Orlando Florida, and there were some excellent standouts from this year.
ICD-10 is Here!
The day we've all been waiting for is here! After 3 years of deliberations, setbacks and preparations, the ICD-10 deadline arrived on October 1st, 2015. Are you using an X-Link interface? Will you be sending or accepting ICD-10 codes? Here are some things to keep in mind:
- X-Link Medical Software Interfacing (MSI) 17 is the only Version that transfers ICD-10 codes.
- Customers using X-Link MSI 17 will be able to send and receive ICD-10 codes.
- Customers on X-Link MSI 16 and prior must upgrade to Version 17 in order to send and receive ICD-10 codes.
- X-Link Developers can build an interface for most any software per user requirements.
95% of X-Link interface modules are ICD-10 compatible, including...
Do you ever find yourself overwhelmed by data management to the point where your workflow is being inhibited by wasted time and disarray? Between duplicate and erroneous data entry, and patient rehospitalizations from poor follow-up protocols, it can be difficult to make business and patient care work together in harmony.
YOUR SOFTWARE MAY BE READY, BUT IS YOUR STAFF?
Stay ahead of the curve by making sure your ICD-10 workflow is streamlined and functioning! Easy Business Software's expert support services are here to help your practice begin testing ICD-10 claim files with your software and X-Link MSI 17 today. Our support team can also assist in making sure you and your staff are trained before the ICD-10 deadline. Call us at 800-645-2962 to setup your ICD-10 testing or training appointment now. Do not delay! Once the October 1st deadline passes, our support calendar will fill quickly!
Featured below is an exciting press release from one of our newest partners, MTBC, creators of PracticePro PMS. Through vendor neutrality and a straightforward approach to data interfacing, X-Link will help MTBC users achieve interoperability and expand the reach and desireability of MTBC software. The original article can be found here.
MTBC Announces New Partnership That Extends the Reach of Its Web-Based Platform to Over 350 Practice Management Systems and EHRs
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Are you holding off on attesting to Meaningful Use, aren't familiar with interfacing, or are you still manually keying data into multiple systems? Ask us about X-Link’s fast and affordable interface development services that save your practice from data duplication and vendor politics! As long as X-Link developers know where the data is, what it looks like and how to move it, X-Link can help you achieve interoperability.
AVOID HIGH INTERFACE COSTS & PUSHBACK FROM EHR VENDORS
The X-Link team strongly believes in making connections with software companies from across the nation and beyond. These connections are mutually beneficial for partners and practices, because when thought leaders come together, inspiration and innovation ensue. Featured below is a blog post by John Deutsch at Bridge Patient Portal, which shows how larger Electronic Health Care Vendors are hindering interoperability and how companies like X-Link are the solution.
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