Policy and Regulation

Accountable Care Organizations: Right for Your Practice?

For consumers, passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act potentially means new access to healthcare services that may not have been previously available. For providers, implementation of this law requires creativity and efficiency in delivering those new services so that they can temper rising healthcare costs while still providing patients with the top-notch care that they need. [cont...]

HIPAA Audits 101

Protect your patients and your budget by preparing for a HIPAA audit. 

HIPAA and the HITECH Act mandate security audits for performance and privacy in medical practices. The goals of these audits are to examine mechanisms for compliance with HIPAA, identify best practices, pinpoint where the risks and vulnerabilities are and encourage a renewed resolve to pay attention to compliance activities.

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CMS proposes delay to Meaningful Use

Following a joint announcement from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service (CMS) and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), the stages for Meaningful Use may be delayed. The pause on Meaningful Use would extend Stage 2 into 2016, giving professionals more time to meet the necessary requirements. [cont...]

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Kevin McCarthy

Industry News Editor

An avid traveler and news junkie, Kevin covers a range of topics from healthcare technology to policy and regulations. As a former journalism student, he enjoys finding stories relevant to small practices and is passionate about keeping them informed. Before joining NueMD, Kevin worked for Turner Broadcasting as a Programming Intern where he conducted legal research and contributed to editorial content development. He received his bachelor's degree in Communication from Kennesaw State University and currently serves as the Industry News Editor at NueMD.

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Miley Cyrus Parody Bloopers!

Did you get a kick out of watching the NueMD team get knocked out in our Miley Cyrus parody? Well check out the full blooper reel to see who took the most hits. Our professional in-house actors are dedicated to making it look just right! [cont...]

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Olivia Lynch

Associate Director of Marketing

Olivia Lynch joined the Nuesoft team in 2009 as a multimedia producer, while finishing her B.A. and B.F.A. degrees in Creative Writing and Graphic Design at Georgia State University. Her steady rise to marketing management instilled a diverse skill set and comprehensive knowledge of the company. In 2013, Lynch spearheaded the rebranding of NueMD and contributed to the company’s measurable growth. Appointed Associate Director of Marketing in 2018, Lynch oversees the department’s continued success by bringing a focus to team building.


 

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What does our Miley Cyrus parody have to do with practicing medicine?

We recently produced the Miley Cyrus "Wrecking Ball" parody to help our clients and friends have a laugh. But we also wanted to address the difficulties small medical practices are facing. The video satirized this by showing doctors getting knocked out by a 'wrecking ball' masquerading as government regulation and payer obstacles (insurance companies) doctors face everyday. [cont...]

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Kevin McCarthy

Industry News Editor

An avid traveler and news junkie, Kevin covers a range of topics from healthcare technology to policy and regulations. As a former journalism student, he enjoys finding stories relevant to small practices and is passionate about keeping them informed. Before joining NueMD, Kevin worked for Turner Broadcasting as a Programming Intern where he conducted legal research and contributed to editorial content development. He received his bachelor's degree in Communication from Kennesaw State University and currently serves as the Industry News Editor at NueMD.

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Miley Cyrus - Wrecking Ball Doctor Parody by NueMD

What would Miley Cyrus say about the future of practicing medicine? Check out our parody of Wrecking Ball to find out! 

Credits:

Vocals: Alex Veal
Lyrics: Kevin McCarthy 

We treat, we save, our patients rave 
We work, never asking why
We tried, to play, do things your way
A game, no one can deny 
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Suban Dey

Video Producer

Suban loves all things video - especially all the fun videos he gets to create for Nuesoft! He graduated from Georgia State University with a degree in Marketing and in his free time he likes to explore Trader Joe's. He's passionate about producing fun and engaging videos for the healthcare IT industry.

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2 Percent E-Prescribing Penalty Quickly Approaching

The CMS Medicare E-Prescribing (eRx) Incentive Program aims to promote the adoption and use of e-prescribing, but also penalizes those who do not comply. Medicare providers have until June 30 to send and report 10 e-Rx Medicare claims in order to avoid a 2 percent Medicare deduction in 2014. Physicians already using e-prescribing are ahead of the game. All they need to do to comply is file the CMS-1500 Medicare claims with a G8553 G-code for 10 encounters with at least one e-prescription. [cont...]

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Blake LeGate

Sales Representative

Blake is a NueMD Sales Representative for Nuesoft Technologies. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism and mass communications from the University of Georgia, and an MBA from Berry College. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling, movies, and watching the Georgia Bulldogs.

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NueMD Unveils Health Care Industry News Resource

To better serve both our clients and the healthcare industry as a whole, we have dedicated a section of our website to providing relevant news and information as it relates to healthcare technology, medical billing, student health as well as government policy and regulation. [cont...]

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Blake LeGate

Sales Representative

Blake is a NueMD Sales Representative for Nuesoft Technologies. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism and mass communications from the University of Georgia, and an MBA from Berry College. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling, movies, and watching the Georgia Bulldogs.

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CMS Auditing 5 Percent of Healthcare Providers in Meaningful Use Program

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced that approximately 5 percent of participants in the meaningful use program will be audited before or after receiving their incentive payments. [cont...]

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Blake LeGate

Sales Representative

Blake is a NueMD Sales Representative for Nuesoft Technologies. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism and mass communications from the University of Georgia, and an MBA from Berry College. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling, movies, and watching the Georgia Bulldogs.

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