Latest Edition of Oncology Practice Insider Available!

09 Jun 2011 9:51 PM | Lori Aubrey (Administrator)
Oncology Practice Insider

The ePrescribing deadline is upon us - but CMS has now issued a proposed rule that may provide more flexibility for providers.  That's the good news.  The bad news is that implementation date for the features in the proposed rule is well after the June 30 deadline.  A CMS national provider call focused on this issue is scheduled for June 21 - be sure to register by June 20.  Information is provided below.

Another important event that is coming up is the 1/1/12 deadline for version 5010 compliance.  If you haven't started working with your vendors on this, it is time.  See the article below for links to more information on the CMS website.

Elaine Towle, CMPE
Editor

Inside this edition:

  1. Failure to E-Prescribe and Report by June 30 Means Medicare Penalties
  2. National Provider Call on PQRS & E-Prescribe Incentive Program 
  3. Guidance on Purchasing Drugs in Short Supply
  4. National 5010 Testing Day
  5. HCPCS Drug/ Biological Code Changes- July 2011 Update
  6. Next CMS Physician Call - June 28th
  7. Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System Fact Sheet Now in Hard Copy
  8. CCHIT Certification for Oncology Electronic Health Records (EHRs)
  9. New FAQs on the EHR Incentive Programs
  10. Free ACO Learning Sessions
  11. ASCO Calls for Attention to Cancer Patients in New Delivery Models
  12. For Your Patients: News from the 2011 ASCO Annual Meeting

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