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Read What UnitedHealthcare Has to Say on Protecting Employee Security and Privacy

Learn about the advancements in data capture and analytics.

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CMS NSA Proposal News

CMS’ No Surprises Act Independent Dispute Resolution Process Proposed Rule Fact Sheet Released October 27th

The Becker’s Healthcare summary of “8 Important Things to Know” about the CMS proposal and the full CMS proposal…

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PHIMED Technologies Marks One-Year Rebranding Anniversary, Forging the Future of Healthcare Technology Excellence

September, 2023 – A year ago, PHIMED Technologies embarked on a transformative journey that surpassed the superficiality of name and logo changes. It signaled a strategic pivot, underscoring our unwavering commitment to delivering heightened value to our healthcare provider partners. As we commemorate our one-year rebranding anniversary, we celebrate not just our accomplishments, but also […]

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Kim Page Promoted to Manager of Patient Engagement Services

Kim Page is a seasoned professional with a strong background in medical billing. Effective October 1, she assumes the pivotal role of Manager of Patient Engagement Services at PHIMED Technologies.

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11 Million Patients May be Affected in HCA Data Theft

An unauthorized party stole patient data from Nashville, Tenn.-based HCA Healthcare and posted it to an online forum. The healthcare giant says that the data was taken from an external storage location used to automate email formatting, according to a July 10 HCA Healthcare news release provided to Becker’s.

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CMS Pitches Physician Payment Rule for 2024: 8 Things to Know

CMS released its annual proposed changes to the physician fee schedule for 2024 on July 13, which includes a $1.14 (3.34 percent) conversion factor decrease from 2023. Seven more things to know: 1. The proposed physician fee schedule conversion factor for 2024 is $32.75, down from $33.89 in 2023.

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ASA Urges Congress To Fix Broken Medicare Payment System: Physicians Deserve Better

The American Society of Anesthesiologists urged Congress to take steps to address the broken Medicare physician payment system. ASA urges specific reforms to address severely underfunded Medicare physician payments and to ensure anesthesiologists and other clinicians can be successful in Medicare quality payment programs.

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AMA Declares Payment Reform an ‘Urgent’ Priority

During focused committee discussions, some delegates pushed back on the American Medical Association’s (AMA) plan to improve physician pay, arguing that the association’s current efforts are not enough. Speaking to a packed room at the AMA House of Delegates Meeting, Virginia Hall, MD, a delegate for the Senior Physicians Section, called on the AMA to advocate more strongly for “fair reimbursement” under Medicare.

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PHIMED Technologies Achieves Highest Level of PCI DSS Certification, Enhancing PhyGeneSys Data Security and Compliance

[Shawnee, KS, June 1, 2023] – PHIMED announced today that the company has achieved the highest and most stringent Level 1 compliance of the Payment Card Industry’s (PCI) Data Security Standard (DSS), demonstrating significant investments in security and data protection. This milestone ensures sensitive payment data transmitted through PHIMED’s Patient Portal, Phyportal, is protected to […]

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Cyberattacks a Problem for Nearby EDs, Too

Authors call for “coordinated regional surge planning” similar to natural disasters. A ransomware attack at one healthcare system had a significant impact on two neighboring emergency departments (EDs) that weren’t targeted in the attack, researchers found. Daily mean ED volume rose 15.1% at the two facilities, from 218.4 in the pre-attack period to 251.4 in the attack period (P<0.001), Christian Dameff, MD, MS, of the University of California San Diego, and colleagues reported in JAMA Network Open.

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Untangling the ‘Big Mess’ of the No Surprises Act: Further rule-making is needed to improve the system

HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra recently testified before Congress. In these sessions, Becerra was repeatedly asked about implementation of the No Surprises Act. At the Senate Finance Committee meeting, Senator Michael Bennet (D.-Colo.) remarked that implementation of the law “is a big mess.”

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Docs Support Bill to Reform Medicare Payments

New legislation in the House aims to boost physician Medicare payments using an inflation-based update. Some physician groups say the move would even the playing field with other providers.

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The No Surprises Act: Debunking the Myths

The No Surprises Act, legislation protecting patients from surprise medical billing, was passed in 2020 following Congressional consideration of several proposals with differing approaches. The complexity of the issue not only made passing legislation challenging but also gave rise to numerous myths.

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The Surprise Effect of the ‘No Surprises Act’ on Emergency Physicians

Erosion of physician payments, a trickle-down effect of the No Surprises Act, is having an outsized impact on ED physicians in particular. They’re required by law to treat uninsured/underinsured patients, whether or not they can pay through the EMTALA, and are paid very little for uninsured care.

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CMS Halts Payment Decisions for No Surprises Act Following Court Defeat

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has directed certified independent dispute resolution entities to halt all payment determinations related to the No Surprises Act until additional guidance is provided by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Treasury Department. This decision follows a court defeat for CMS.

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PHIMED Achieves (AICPA) SOC 2 Certification

PHIMED Technologies, a leading provider of medical practice management and billing technology solutions, is proud to announce that it has achieved the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) SOC 2 certification. This certification is a testament to the company’s commitment to the highest level of security, availability, and confidentiality of its customers’ data.

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The Top No Surprises Act CPT Code Disputes by Type

More than 90,000 HHS claims are in dispute. PHIMED Technologies can help you navigate the complexities of medical management and billing.

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No Surprises Act Updates

Anesthesiologists Oppose 700% Increase in Fee to Access No Surprises Act Independent Dispute Resolution Process and Call for IDR Reforms.

‘No Surprises Act’ Implementation Is Full of Surprises.

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A Rough Road Ahead for Healthcare Providers

With the new year, comes new goals. If increasing your ROI is within the top 3 of your new year goals, know you are not alone. Read what MEDPAGE TODAY is saying about the road ahead for Healthcare Providers.

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New Payer Requirement: Mississippi Medicaid Announces New Process for Reconsideration of Paper and Electronic Claims

Mississippi Medicaid has announced a new process for reconsideration of paper and electronic claims, effective Monday, December 12, 2022. The process for reconsideration of claims has changed with the transfer of fiscal agent operations from Conduent to Gainwell Technologies which took effect October, 3, 2022. Denied claims should be submitted as new day claims with […]

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2023 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Changes Affecting Anesthesia Groups

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has just published its 2023 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule, with important changes affecting anesthesia groups. American Society of Anesthesiologists® describes what this means for the industry:

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PHI Medical Office Solutions Changes Name as Part of Rebranding Effort

Shawnee, Kansas, September 28, 2022– Officials at PHI Medical Office Solutions announced today that the company has changed its name to PHIMED Technologies (referred to as PHIMED) as part of a corporate rebranding strategy designed to further differentiate the company’s broadening service and technology offering.  Founded in 2006, PHIMED provides large medical practices, medical specialty […]

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PHIMED Hits the Road with PhyGeneSys Practice Management and Billing Solution

PHIMED is pleased to confirm the company will be attending several upcoming annual industry meetings. We will be actively presenting PHIMED’s premier practice management and billing solution (PhyGeneSys) in the vendor exhibition hall. Annual meetings and conferences we’ll be attending include: American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP Scientific Assembly) in San Francisco, October 1 – […]

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PHIMED Technologies (U.S.) On Track for Record Growth

Larger Client Base Requires Expanded Corporate Office and Support Staff – Against a backdrop of increased compliance and decreased labor availability, more medical practices and billing businesses are turning to technology to help relieve some of the complexity. That bodes well for PHIMED Technologies (PHIMED), a leading software developer for medical billing and patient engagement systems.

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