CIPA eNews

With articles covering HIPAA violations, MACRA updates, coding clues, and more.

 

JANUARY 2018 >

BCBSM & BCN Opioid Benefit Changes, New “Doctor Shopper” and “Triple Threat” Opioid Reports, Health Awareness for January – Cervical Cancer Screening, PCMH Domain 1: Patient Provider Partnership

DECEMBER 2017 >

New BCBSM Interpretive Guidelines in Carespective, Reporting Proper Antibiotic Use for Acute Bronchitis, Upper Respiratory Infections and Pharyngitis

NOVEMBER 2017 >

Pros and Cons of Telehealth, Depression Screening:  Start the Conversation Today, Five Ways to Optimize Your EHR System, Equifax Data Breach Serves as an Important Reminder about HIPAA Compliance, Three Ways to Avoid MACRA Penalty You Can Do Today

SEPTEMBER 2017 >

Risk Assessment Can Help Determine Possibility of Opioid Abuse in Patients, Childhood Obesity and How to Discuss it with Your Patients, Ten Challenges in Health Care Big Data Analytics, Choosing the Right Envelope Can Prevent a HIPAA Violation

AUGUST 2017 >

Making Time for Well Child Visits and Immunizations, Why It is Important to Understand the Difference Between Standard and Non-Standard Data, Avoid HIPAA Violations When It Comes to Communicating to Patients

JULY 2017 >

Consider these Alternatives to Prescribing of Opioids for Pain Management, Five Things You Need to Know About Hospice and End of Life Care, How Your HIPAA Compliance Officer Protects Your Practice

JUNE 2017 >

Physician Spotlight:  Medical Advantage Group Helps Optimize Practice EHR System, Benefits of Implementing Chronic Care Management Plans, Men’s Health Awareness Strategies to get Men in for Check Ups, HIPAA Security: What We Learned from the WannaCry Ransomware Attack

MAY 2017 >

Help Your Patients Effectively Manage Asthma Symptoms this Spring, Key Tips for CPC+ eCQM Data Collection and Reporting, HIPAA Compliance Tips for Securing Laptops and Other Mobile Devices

APRIL 2017 >

Tips for Engaging Your Staff in Quality Improvement Activities, Adolescent Immunizations: Getting Parents and Teens on Board, Time to Make the Switch to a New EHR?, HIPAA Security: Tips for Protecting Your Practice from Cyber Attacks

MARCH 2017 >

A Clinical Integration Model That Worked: A Perspective from the Field, Focus Your Attention on Colon Cancer: Early Detection Can Save Lives, HIPAA Basics: Simple Tips to Protect Your Practice from Privacy Violations

FEBRUARY 2017 >

Member Spotlight: Dr. Maria Adela Cordoba-Naguit, Promote Patient Med Adherence by Managing PDC, The Heart of the Matter: Prevention & Treatment of Heart Disease, How to Use Supplemental Data to Maximize Your Quality Scores

JANUARY 2017 >

HIPAA Basics: Real-Life HIPAA Violations and Compliance Tips to Protect Your Practice, Focus Your Attention on Cervical Cancer Screening, eClinicalWorks EHR: Getting the Most from Your EHR Investment

DECEMBER 2016 >

HIPAA Basics: HIPAA Violations and Penalties for Non-Compliance, Focus Your Attention on Chronic Kidney Disease – Prevention and Detection, Optimize the EHR: Better Workflow Means Better Work-Life Balance

NOVEMBER 2016 >

CMS Announces New Opportunities for Clinicians, HIPAA Basics: Covered Entities, Reach Out to Your Diabetic Patients This Month to Promote Good Health!

OCTOBER 2016 >

MACRA Resources at Your Finger Tips!, Patient Self-Management Support: Empowering Your Patients as Active Participants in their Care, HIPAA Basics: Business Associate Agreements, Turn Your Awareness to Breast Cancer Screening this Month

SEPTEMBER 2016 >

An Introduction to HEDIS: What You Need to Know,Four Steps Your Office Can Take Today to Prepare for MACRA

AUGUST 2016 >

Prepare Now for Your HIPAA Meaningful Use Audit, Four Critical Steps in Implementing a New EHR System, Proper Coding is Key to Increased Reimbursement and Practice Compliance

JULY 2016 >

Independent Practices Must Act Now to Win in MACRA, The Importance of Accurate Documentation, HIPAA Compliance Officers Now Liable for Any Non-Compliance

JUNE 2016 >

Registered Dietitians: Key Players on Today’s Primary Care Team, The Importance of HCC Risk Score: No Dollar Left Behind!

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