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Ensure your inpatient coding practices are compliant

LIVE WEBCAST: Ben Sayabovorn, Provident’s Manager of Training & Education, RHIT, CCS will be speaking at The Knowledge Group’s LIVE webcast: Disease Coding System Standards (ICD-10): Important Changes You Need to Know and Inpatient Audit Focus Areas to Ensure Compliant Coding Practices. Mr. Sayabovorn will join a panel of practitioners...

CMSA Annual Conference & Expo

Provident looks forward to attending the Case Management Society of America Annual Conference & Expo June 21-23.  This year’s CMSA Annual Conference & Expo is in Long Beach, CA at the Long Beach Convention Center. Please visit us in the Ambassador Area at Booth # 536!  

Partial Code Freeze is Over. New ICD-10 Codes Are Coming

October 1, 2016 will mark the end of the ICD-10 partial code freeze. Since the implementation of ICD-10 on October 1, 2015, there has been a partial code freeze, with new ICD-10 codes only being added to represent new technologies. The last regularly scheduled annual update for ICD-9-CM and ICD-10...

What MACRA means for you?

What is it? In 2015, Congress passed the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA).  The passage of this law repealed the Medicare sustainable growth rate (SGR) formula that calculated payment cuts for physicians, and replaced it with new measures that combine several existing quality reporting programs into...

HHS Releases Final Rule Regarding Mandatory Reporting of Overpayments

“Thus, we believe our final rule does not create additional burden or cost on providers and suppliers in this regard” On February 12, 2016, the Department of Health and Human Services published the final rule on the reporting and returning of self-identified Medicare overpayments. §6402(d) of the Affordable Care Act...

CMS Adopts Standardized Set of Quality Measures

“In the U.S. healthcare system, where we are moving to measure and pay for quality, patients and care providers deserve a uniform approach to measure quality” On February 16, 2016 CMS and American’s Health Insurance Plan announced the release of seven (7) sets of clinical quality measures to be used...

DocEdge™ Communicator Dramatically Reduces Physician Response Times

Clients are experiencing immediate and significant improvements in response rate, response time and agreement rates after implementing DocEdge™ Communicator to manage the referral and query process. Results from a recent implementation: Physician Response Times reduced from over 24 hours to 4 hours 85% of Physician Responses received within 3 hours...

Provident Consulting Announces Formation of Strategic Advisory Board

Provident Consulting, a leader in Technology Enabled Clinical Solutions™, announced the appointment of leading experts from across the healthcare industry to its newly formed Strategic Advisory Board.  The Strategic Advisory Board will work with Provident’s leadership team as Provident Consulting continues to scale its suite of Technology-Enabled Clinical Solutions ™...

Provident Consulting CEO Featured in Finance Monthly

Press Release Provident Consulting, a leading Healthcare Clinical and Finical Performance Improvement firm, is honored to announce that Michael Dougherty, CEO, is featured in the June issue of Finance Monthly. Detroit, MI – June 22, 2015 – Provident Consulting, a leading Healthcare Clinical and Financial Performance Improvement firm, announced that...

Provident Consulting announces DocEdge™ Communicator

Press Release Provident Consulting announces DocEdge™ Communicator Provident, a leader in healthcare management consulting and compliance solutions, announces the release of DocEdge™ Communicator,  a HIPAA compliant cloud based app technology that allows for efficient and effective communication between Case Managers, Clinical Documentation Specialists, Physician Advisors and Attending Physicians. Detroit, MI...

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