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Vein Clinic MIPS Educational Topic of the Week: Public Health and Clinical Data Exchange

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If you have not yet signed up with the AVLS PRO 2.0 Registry, we encourage you to do so.

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StreamlineMD is partnered with Mingle Health Registry for MIPS Data Submission

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To provide this service to our clients, StreamlineMD is partnered with Mingle Health, a CMS Qualified Registry, for guidance, analytics, submission of measures data, and expert knowledge to assure that our clients receive the most points possible for the MIPS program.

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Novitas Sclero and Non-Thermal Policy Change Delayed

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Novitas Medicare delayed the Coding Article and LCD for Scleros and Endovenous Non-Thermal Treatment of Varicose Veins. It will not be implemented on 5/7/19 as previously announced. This affects CPT codes 36465 & -66 (Varithena), 36468 (Sclero), 36473 & -74, 36482 & -83 for Medicare Jurisdiction H & L.

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Join StreamlineMD at the 2019 IVC Conference

Join StreamlineMD at the 2019 IVC Conference April 25-27 in South Beach...

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Press Release: STREAMLINEMD Earns ONC Health IT Certification from Drummond Group LLC

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StreamlineMD, LLC’s StreamlineMD EHR 15.0 has achieved Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC-Health IT) 2015 Edition health IT Module Certification via Drummond Group LLC.

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Preventing Prior-Authorization Denials in Your Vein Practice

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Attention to Detail Makes a Difference: Paying careful attention to detail to your upcoming patient cases, your applications for prior authorization, your documentation and the CPT codes charged can speed up your cash flow and prevent lost revenue...

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2019 New Year Practice Billing Checklist

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Commensurate with the new year, it is considered best practice to review your practice's goals, policies and procedures and communicate them to your staff. Below is a short checklist of 10 key items that every practice should review annually to ensure their practice and billing performance for the new year kicks off on the right foot...

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Vein Procedure Payment Changes for 2019

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CMS released its final rule for 2019 allowed amounts for interventional vein procedures.

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Summary of Potential E/M Documentation & Coding Changes Discussed in CMS 2019 Final Rule

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CMS proposed moving away form the current documentation guidelines to a more time-based and complexity method.

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CMS’s POTENTIAL 40% ULTRASOUND REIMBURSEMENT REDUCTION PUT ON HOLD

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Thanks to last-minute efforts by the Ultrasound imaging community, CMS’s proposed 40% reduction to Ultrasound reimbursement is put on hold.

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