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Recent posts by AVS Medical

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AUC is Almost Here - 160 Working Days till Appropriate Use Criteria

By AVS Medical on Tue, Jul 27, 2021

After being delayed several times the CMS Appropriate Use Criteria or AUC  program will officially begin on Jan. 1, 2022. This will have significant operational and financial impacts on your practice.

Topics: NextGen Office EHR/PM
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How To Improve Patient Portal Engagement In Your Practice

By AVS Medical on Fri, Jul 16, 2021

The recent pandemic has changed patient behavior and expectations across all age and population segments. Everyone,  including your patients have had their “new normal” redefined in a variety of ways. 

Topics: Patient Portal
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How The "No Surprises Act" Will Impact Your Practice

By AVS Medical on Tue, Jul 13, 2021

The No Surprises Act will go into effect on Jan. 1, 2022, requiring healthcare providers and practices to comply with new regulations that help protect patients from unexpected medical bills.

Topics: Government Regulations
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How to Set up EPCS on a New Cell Phone (EPCS Soft Token)

By AVS Medical on Mon, May 24, 2021

If you’re sending controlled substance prescriptions electronically you’re using either a soft-token on your smartphone or a hard-token device (or both) to receive a 6 digit One Time Pin or OTP from Dr.First

Topics: Practice Partner EPCS
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NextGen Office Powers over 500,000 Telemedicine Visits in 2020

By AVS Medical on Tue, May 11, 2021

NextGen Healthcare, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXGN), a leading provider of ambulatory-focused technology solutions, today announced it has achieved a significant milestone by enabling more than 500,000- patient visits through its NextGen Office telehealth solution in 2020.

Topics: NextGen Office EHR/PM telehealth Patient Portal Software
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7 Reasons Why You Should Use A Revenue Cycle Management Partner

By AVS Medical on Fri, May 07, 2021

Medical offices today face new challenges to profitability and sustainability, especially in the wake of the recent COVID-19 public health emergency. Faced with declining reimbursement rates, medical practices are pressured not only to increase efficiency in care delivery, but to reduce the expenses associated with billing, submitting claims, and getting paid. These challenges, coupled with a high turnover for on-staff billing personnel are important reasons to focus on your total revenue cycle process or consider outsourcing to a professional RCM provider.

Topics: Revenue Cycle Management
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Webinar Replay: Revenue Generation through Remote Patient Monitoring

By AVS Medical on Thu, May 06, 2021

Revenue Generation through remote Patient monitoring - Webinar replay 

In case you missed it below is the recording of our recent Remote Patient Monitoring or RPM webinar.

To view the replay of the webinar click below

100PlusRPM May 5 Webinar Recording_v2
Topics: Remote Patient Monitoring
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21st Century Cures Act Webinar: Replay in Case you Missed It

By AVS Medical on Mon, Apr 12, 2021

21ST Century Cures Act Webinar Replay: The Information Blocking Rule is Now Effective

If you missed our Practice Partner, Medisoft Clinical, Lytec MD webinar on 21st Century Cures and Information Blocking you can watch a replay of our webinar and download the presentation slides by clicking the links to each below:

Topics: Practice Partner medisoft clinical Lytec MD
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Your Doctor will (Remotely) See You Now - RPM in 2021

By AVS Medical on Tue, Apr 06, 2021

Your doctor will (remotely) see you now



Medicare’s new rules created a $30 billion market overnight.


The senior population in the United States, those with Medicare coverage, have the highest risk for mortality when infected with COVID-19. 73% of those hospitalized for the virus have a preexisting condition and COVID-19 kills 13% of patients 80 and older.

Topics: telehealth Remote Patient Monitoring
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The Economics of Remote Patient Monitoring for your Practice

By AVS Medical on Fri, Feb 19, 2021

In 2019, Medicare introduced reimbursement for Remote Patient Monitoring or RPM, often making it no cost to seniors with at least one chronic condition1. Even during “normal times,” going to a medical office or clinic for seniors has been logistically challenging, as approximately half have transportation barriers to get to their doctor. With the COVID-19 pandemic, going to the office can be life-threatening, as it heightens their risk of infection.

Topics: Remote Patient Monitoring
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Simple Guide to Revenue Cycle Management and Medical Billing

By AVS Medical on Wed, Feb 10, 2021

A robust Revenue Cycle Management or RCM program will boost your practice's efficiency, enhance patient convenience and most importantly maximize your practices revenue.

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Why Remote Patient Monitoring should be a Key Part of Telemedicine

By AVS Medical on Wed, Feb 03, 2021

Addressing a growing need for virtual senior care at home, remote patient monitoring or RPM provides longitudinal patient health data in real-time, crucial for managing care for patients with chronic conditions.

Topics: telemedicine Remote Patient Monitoring