"Providing tools and functionality today that assist our clients with the ICD-10 conversion is a major accomplishment. We are out with our tool set early in recognition of the magnitude of the change," said Ann Bilyew, MDeverywhere's CEO.
Waltham, MA (PRWEB) November 18, 2013
MDeverywhere, Inc., a leader in revenue cycle management and electronic medical record solutions for physicians, today announced the release of version 3.2 of Practice 1st, its state-of-the-art Practice Management and Revenue Cycle Management software application. With new features focused on improving the client experience and aiding their transition to ICD-10, version 3.2’s enhancements include:
-- An ‘Add Quick Code’ feature allows the addition of both ICD-9 and ICD-10 diagnosis codes, in addition to the procedure codes, to the patient encounter streamlining the coding process.
-- Two Code Search fields - one specifically for procedure codes and the other for diagnosis codes to accommodate the 69,000 ICD-10 codes differentiates the code search fields to minimize coding confusion and provide clear coding direction to our clients.
-- An ICD-10 Look Up button allows users to easily look up the new codes that will replace their ICD-9 codes. This Look Up feature also has reverse search capability to find the corresponding ICD-9 code when an ICD-10 code is entered. Ensuring the correct code for each encounter is key to minimizing negative impact to cashflow in the coming months.
-- An ICD-10 Demo sandbox is live providing medical staff a safe place to familiarize themselves and get comfortable with the enhancements to Practice 1st as well as the ICD-10 code changes specific to their specialty without concern of corrupting live patient data.
-- In addition to the ICD-10 functionality, the new release features additional enhancements including updated layouts and enhanced scheduling capabilities.
Practice 1st is a native cloud-based application requiring no local software installation or expensive hardware installations. It utilizes SSL encryption to protect sensitive patient data and is fully compliant with all HIPAA guidelines. It is a system purpose-built to power a successful revenue cycle with full support for automated, real-time eligibility, point-of-care coding edits, appointment reminders and recalls, Practice 1st plays a significant role in helping clients achieve their goal of increasing collections. The flexibility of Practice 1st technology enables MDeverywhere to adapt its system to full compliancy and enable a smoother ICD-10 conversion for our clients.
"We are very excited about this major new release of Practice 1st, our purpose-built, cloud-based revenue cycle system. Since our initial launch in 2011, we have continually evolved our systems in response to client requirements and industry changes,” said Ann Bilyew, CEO of MDeverywhere. "And there is no question that the launch of ICD-10 is a big change. Providing tools and functionality today that assist our clients with the ICD-10 conversion is a major accomplishment. We are out with our tool set early in recognition of the magnitude of the change - we are working hard to minimize the expected stress on workflow and negative impact on revenue starting next October. The tools and capabilities of Practice 1st will play a major role in the successful transition to ICD-10 for our clients."
MDeverywhere offers a leading revenue cycle management and electronic medical record solution including credentialing services for physicians. Our RCM solution includes purpose-built, cloud-based practice management software, coding rules engines, contract monitoring tools and full-scope claims management and back-office services. A fully integrated, user friendly, Meaningful Use Stage 2 certified EMR ensures our clients will be fully compliant with regulations. Our single source solution is proven to streamline workflow, decrease denials and increase revenue. Our solutions are proven to streamline workflow, decrease denials and increase revenue. As an NCQA Certified CVO we assist clients in taking control of their credentialing processes through delegation. MDeverywhere was founded in 1995 and currently serve over 7,000 physicians nationwide. Our clients include solo practices, group practices, large faculty practices, and hospitals in over 40 different specialties.