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Medicare Issues Telehealth Expansion of Physician Services

News | Published: Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Responding to the COVID-19 emergency, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced implementation of new telehealth flexibility authorized by the supplemental appropriations bill that passed March 6. These changes will allow clinicians to both care for patients who may be infected with COVID-19 and to exercise caution with all patients by keeping people out of waiting rooms where they may be exposed to the virus. This is a particularly helpful tool for seniors with underlying cardiovascular conditions that are known to have poorer prognoses.


Coding Updates For COVID-19

News | Published: Thursday, March 12, 2020

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued ICD-10 coding guidelines to document COVID-19 encounters. In addition, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has also issued

ONC and CMS Release Interoperability and Information Blocking Final Rules

News | Published: Monday, March 9, 2020

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) today released two final rules supporting the seamless and secure access, exchange and use of electronic health information.


Care Navigation is Everyone's Business

Partner News | Published: Friday, March 6, 2020

pMD has been making health care teams happy for over 20 years! It’s hard to believe, but it’s true that this company has been in business since the dawn of the Palm Pilot, Netscape Navigator, and

ACC Issues COVID-19 Clinical Guidance for the CV Care Team

News | Published: Friday, March 6, 2020

The American College of Cardiology (ACC) has issued an updated Clinical Bulletin providing COVID-19 Clinical Guidance for the Cardiovascular Care Team.


The Sure and Steady Migration to Outpatient Cardiac Care

Partner News | Published: Thursday, March 5, 2020

In the February edition of Outpatient Surgery Magazine, NCP’s Chief Clinical Officer, Kelly Bemis, discusses how the recent addition of cardiac interventional codes to the Center for Medicare and

Executive Promotions at ACA Cardiovascular

Partner News | Published: Tuesday, March 3, 2020

ACA Cardiovascular, LLC is a national company that develops and manages Cardiovascular OBLs and hybrid OBL/Ambulatory Surgery Centers throughout the U.S. It utilizes a consulting model with short term

Murj Software for Cardiac Device Management Issued SOC 2 Certification

Partner News | Published: Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Murj, a cloud-based cardiac device management software company, today announced successful completion of the System and Organization Controls 2 audit. Also known as SOC 2, this certification is the culmination

Managing the Shift to Elective PCI in the ASC Setting

News | Published: Tuesday, March 3, 2020

In this Cardiac Interventions Today article Terri McDonald, Vice President MedAxiom Consulting, explains Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) CY 2020 changes that indicate an expectation to provide lower-cost interventional care in the nonhospital ambulatory setting and what CVSL leaders should consider as they build their strategies.


MedAxiom Announces Industry Partnership with Brevium

Partner News | Published: Thursday, February 27, 2020

Brevium’s software helps improve the patient appointment lifecycle in cardiovascular practices.