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VPMA sets annual conference date

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The VPMA has set 2017s annual conference to be May 4-6, 2017 at the Marriott Downtown Hotel in Richmond, VA....


CMS Issues MACRA final rule.....

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Medicare finalizes new physician payment system; Special MACRA series at MGMA16
Last week, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a final rule implementing a new Medicare physician payment system...


PAS to exhibit at 2016 APMA Conference

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PAS will be exhibiting at the The APMA 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting (The National). The conference will take place in Philadelphia, July 14–17...


PAS exhibiting at 2016 DermFoot...

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Patient Account Services will be exhibiting at the 2016 DermFoot conference April 15 - 17, 2016...


Harris CareTracker 2015 Award

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Patient Account Services, Inc was awarded top honors for excellence in client support at the recent Harris CareTracker Channel Partner conference in Providence, RI.


American Society of Podiatric Dermatology Cherry Blossom Conference

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Patient Account Services will be exhibiting at the annual American Society of Podiatric Dermatology's Cherry Blossom Conference..


SGR Update

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As the deadline for Congressional action to prevent a massive (21%) cut in physician fee schedule payment approaches (March 31st) we thought we would take this opportunity to update you on where things stand in terms of enactment of a long-term vs. short-term SGR fix.


High deductibles: why physicians must adjust how they practice

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Rising out-of-pocket costs are changing the way patients use medical services, so physicians must evolve their billing and communication practices to keep up...


High deductibles may push patients to put off care

01:06:15

The rising out-of-pocket costs for health insurance force millions of middle-class Americans to forego checkups and other needed medical care, according to USA Today.


Holding of 2015 Date-of-Service Claims for Services Paid Under the 2015 Medicare Physician Fee

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On November 13, 2014, the CY 2015 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) final rule was published in the Federal Register...


100 Healthcare Statistics You Should Know

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The term “healthcare” encompasses a wide variety of issues ranging from insurance coverage controversies and
workforce compensation trends to prescription drug administration and health information technology. Being able to
master all matters of healthcare would likely take an inordinate amount of time, which is why Becker's Hospital
Review has provided this list of 100 healthcare statistics to know covering a wide variety of industry topics.


NAVIGATING HEALTH MARKETPLACE ON/OFF EXCHANGE PLANS

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If you haven’t heard these buzz words by now “On/Off Exchange Plans”, “Metallic Plans”, “Healthcare Marketplace”- you should become familiar with them very quickly because it’s going to dramatically affect your cash flow and bottom line….


Lean Waste Analysis Video

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PAS uses Lean Six Sigma methods to manage our processes and to ensure high quality work. As a member of the ASQ Healthcare Division, we invite you to look at the video "Waste Analysis" to begin to undersdtand the power of Lean Six Sigma.


ICD-10 Delayed at least until Oct 1, 2015

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President signs SGR patch legislation with ICD-10 delay....


HBMA News Alert from Washington, DC

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The United States Senate has joined the House of Representatives and passed legislation to prevent a 24% cut in physician fee schedule payments from occurring tomorrow (4/1) as previously scheduled. Instead, Medicare physician fee schedule payments will continue to be paid as they have been for the past 3 months. Although the legislation must be signed by the President in order to become effective, the President has indicated that he will sign this legislation once it reaches his desk. Click Above for More...


March 31, 2014 - MGMA Special Alert:

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Today, by a vote of 64-35, the Senate agreed to legislation passed by the House of Representatives, H.R. 4302, which delays for one year a 24% cut to Medicare physician payments resulting from the sustainable growth rate (SGR) formula. The legislation is expected to be signed into law by the President. In addition to the SGR provisions, the legislation:


House Bill would revise SGR & ICD-10

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Late last night, the House Rules Committee authorized legislation to go to the floor of the House that would delay for one year, the SGR related cuts in physician fee schedule payments scheduled to take effect on April 1. Under this legislation, those cuts would be delayed until April 1, 2015.....


Revised CMS 1500 claim form becomes effective April 1, 2014....

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Revised CMS 1500 claim form becomes effective April 1, 2014. Click the link to download the AMA report explaining key changes in the new 1500 claim form


Updated report to the AMA on cost of implementing ICD-10...

03:24:14

The Cost of Implementing
ICD‐10 for Physician Practices
–Updating the 2008
Nachimson Advisors Study
A Report to the American Medical Association


PAS to exhibit at the American Society of Podiatric Dermatology's Cherry Blossom Dermatology Seminar April 4 - 6, 2014

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PAS to exhibit at the American Society of Podiatric Dermatology's Cherry Blossom Dermatology Seminar 2014 April 4 - 6, 2014 at the Westin Hotel at Baltimore Washington International Airport.


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