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Get Ready Now: Assess How ICD-10 Will Affect Your Practice

August 31, 2015

With ICD-10 just 30 days away, now is the time to get ready. You can make sure your practice is prepared by following the ABCs of ICD-10

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ICD-10 Implementation Tips and Reimbursement Updates from JPS

August 26, 2015

Some important notes for ICD-10 Transition and Implementation

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WCMS Endorses Home Health Face-to-Face Encounter Form for use in WNC

August 17, 2015

Our region’s health care providers and physicians have galvanized to ensure that patient home care occurs and is documented according to CMS guidelines. A group of WNC hospital-based home health agencies created a standardized face- to- face document.

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CMS Begins Implementation of Key Payment Legislation

July 9, 2015

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Patient Centered Medical Homes Create Healthier Communities

May 18, 2015

The Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) is an innovative model for population health management that is improving the way that providers and primary care practices care for patients. In this model, providers expand access to patients and support them in achieving mutually agreed upon health goals. Patients have the opportunity to become more engaged in their own care and are empowered to work to improve unhealthy behaviors

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Getting Paid in Your Practice

March 6, 2015

There is a huge spike in patient accounts receivable.  These are amounts owed for services you have provided, that the patient himself is responsible for paying.  And uninsured patients are no longer the primary culprits.

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WCMS Stands in Support of House Bill 1181 (Physician-led A.C.O.)

July 30, 2014

Read this letter from Dr. Bob Henderson II, WCMS President-Elect, regarding Medicaid Reform. 

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NCMS EVP/CEO Responds to Senate Vote on Medicaid Reform

July 24, 2014

"Today the Senate had a clear choice between the health of our state’s most vulnerable citizens and the health of Wall Street corporations, and they chose the corporations."

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NCMS Tells Medicaid Reform Advisory Group To Expand Existing Value-Driven Models of Care

January 16, 2014

The President of NCMS, Devdutta Sangvai, MD, MBA, told the Medicaid Reform Advisory Group on Wednesday that it is possible to achieve the state’s goals of reforming the Medicaid system using existing infrastructure, and on a timeline consistent with Governor McCrory’s objectives, in less time than it would take to implement a traditional managed care program.

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