Medication adherence refers to how a patient conforms to the timing, dosage and frequency of prescribed medications that a healthcare provider recommends. According the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, prescription drug non-adherence costs the U.S healthcare industry almost $300 billion a year.
Now that you’ve decided to implement a practice management and EHR system in your optometry or ophthalmology practice, don’t forget to focus on one of the most important requirements for a successful outcome—selecting your EHR implementation project team.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that ALL providers participating in the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs are now only required to report on a minimum of 90 consecutive days for meaningful use in performance year 2016.
To help you prepare for MACRA and MIPs, the new payment system for Medicare Eligible Clinicians (ECs), we’ve put together a few quick facts, FAQs, and industry resources to help guide you through the complicated process.