Annual Wellness Visit
When the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) designed the Medicare Annual Wellness Visit program, they kept in mind potential challenges that practices could face. On one hand, they knew that asking practices to consider a new program may be overwhelming. Limited staff and time could pose potential barriers to entry for the program. On…Read More →
We are excited to announce our latest improvement to RapidAWV™ -customized questionnaires! Providers can now fine-tune their digital Health Risk Assessment form with questions relevant to their practice. This much-requested feature can be used for a wide number of reasons, including COVID-19 specific questions, condition specific questions, and so much more. Did you hear the news?…Read More →
If your practice is running its own Annual Wellness Visit (AWV) program, it’s likely that your program isn’t optimized to its full potential. How do you know? Because historically, 40% of Medicare patients “no show” for a scheduled Annual Wellness Visit and, according to CMS claims data, a whopping 81% of all eligible Medicare beneficiaries…Read More →
When a patient visits his or her healthcare provider, it’s typically because of a sickness or an ailment. The provider will perform a series of short examinations and will ask questions about current symptoms. The purpose of the visit is to address the sickness or ailment – but most likely will not cover a thorough…Read More →
Co-authored by Ashley Trice, AWV Product Specialist Understanding the Difference Jam is to jelly, crocodile is to alligator, pill is to tablet, annual physical is to annual wellness visit… right? All of these things are commonly used interchangeably, yet they have fundamental differences that make them absolutely NOT the same. The only way to ensure…Read More →
By Jon-Michial Carter, CEO-ChartSpan Have you ever dreamt of hosting a party only to have no one show up? Well, maybe not no one, but hardly anyone? That’s how policymakers at Medicare feel. Only, it’s not a dream. In 2011, CMS (the policymakers at Medicare) used years of compelling patient research to validate the value…Read More →
Best Practices for Annual Wellness Visit & Chronic Care Management Programs Dr. Satinder Saini, the founder of Saini Medical Associates, is a beloved member of the Crowley, LA community. He knows every patient’s name, putting in long hours to see as many as thirty-six patients per day. When Carol Hubbard joined Saini Medical Associates as…Read More →
The Secret to Crushing Your MIPS Scores If you’re among the 85% of clinicians who say MIPS quality scores are important or very important to their organization, then we have good news for you. CCM and AWV programs from ChartSpan offer a way to improve your MIPS score. Both programs help check off quality requirements thanks to…Read More →
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