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Announcing Provident’s 2016 Healthcare Compliance Webinar Series

Provident is pleased to announce the 2016 healthcare compliance webinar series. Join Provident as we host complimentary 30-minute, lunch break webinars aimed at keeping you and your organization informed on the latest happenings in the healthcare world. 2016 is the year of compliance! Starting with our kickoff webinar in May, the...

Joint Commission allows texting of orders

The Joint Commission issued a statement Friday on the texting of orders from physicians. Five years ago, the Joint Commission published a FAQ document prohibiting the texting of orders for all practitioners within all healthcare settings.  Friday’s statement, however, changed course for the Joint Commission.  In their response they stated...

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  The passage of this law repealed the Medicare sustainable growth rate (SGR) formula that calculated payment cuts for physicians, and replaced it with new measures that combine several existing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 ™...

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