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Did you know when you create an AltusLearn account you also have an account with our Network Partners? Network Partners include: – The Allergy Asthma Network Learning Center – Association for Asthma Educators – SolutionsX2 Learning Center All Network Partners offer accredited and non-accredited continuing education options. Each of the network sites offer slightly different […]Read More →
4 Reasons Why Doctors Should Get Familiar with Medical Marijuana
Medical marijuana is mentioned in the news now on almost a daily basis. Here is why doctors and other healthcare workers should get educated on the topicRead More →
AltusCampus’ RFP for educational content is now open
AltusLearn is issuing a request for proposals for new online educational offerings for the upcoming year. We’re looking to work with thought leaders in the continuing medical education field to develop content that can be accredited for physician CME credits and/or physician assistant, nursing, and medical assistant CEU or CE credits.Read More →
Whether or not you perform your own diagnosis and procedure coding, you are likely to have been exposed to the controversy surrounding ICD – 10. Physicians characterize it by the five times more diagnosis codes, nineteen times more procedure codes, the high level of specificity, and the unusual “new” codes.Read More →
What is the Best PQRS Reporting Method?
Over half of eligible providers didn’t file PQRS data in 2013, most saying it was too difficult to do and not worth their time. However, Medicare has significantly increased penalties in 2015, meaning that most eligible providers will lose an estimated $18,000 in reimbursements on average in 2017. Few practices can afford not to file this year.Read More →
Who is an Eligible Provider? An Easy Penalty to Avoid
Do you know without a doubt exactly who all of your PQRS Eligible Providers (EPs) are? Would you be willing to bet $18,000 per provider on it? For a practice of five physician and five non-physician EPs (Pas, NPs, PTs, RDs, etc.) an innocent misunderstanding could mean a $180,000 stroke against the entire practice.Read More →