Tag Archives: Healthcare News

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  1. Don’t Postpone, Move Forward with OAS CAHPS Surveying

    The following blog post was written by Mark Dengler, President of RMS.  The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has proposed delaying implementation of the mandated 2018 date for the Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems Outpatient and Ambulatory Surgery Survey (OAS CAHPS). As a result, many ambulatory surgery center facilities are trying Read more

  2. NCQA News | New York State to Revise Certain Incentive Plans

    Effective July 1, 2013, New York State Medicaid Program is changing the reimbursement policy and billing requirements for providers recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) under the Physician Practice Connections-Patient Centered Medical Home (PPC®-PCMH™) program (2008 Standards). The new policy applies to both Medicaid Managed Care and Fee-for-Service (FFS).  Payments will be Read more

  3. Engage Your Patients Online | Healthcare News

    This blog post was featured in the Winter 2013 edition of the Quality Care Courier, a newsletter publication of Research & Marketing Strategies (RMS). Many practices are looking to engage their patients using the Internet. Patient portals are being touted as a key means to share information between a physician practice and patients. In fact, Read more

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