Healthcare Reform & Technology: Positioning Your Practice for the Future. Presented By:. Maureen West McCarthy, CPA Snyder Cohn, PC. Jonathan Krasner BEI (Business Engineering, Inc.). February 28, 2012. The Reform Landscape. Improved Outcomes Reduced Cost (ACOs, Shared Savings)
Positioning Your Practice
for the Future
Maureen West McCarthy, CPA
Snyder Cohn, PC
BEI (Business Engineering, Inc.)
February 28, 2012
* The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), and specifically the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH) provisions have resulted in an intense focus on the use of technology in the healthcare setting.* EHRs are the “foundation” for outcomes measurements.
CMS has reported that over 176,000 eligible professionals and hospitals have registered to receive stimulus money. $2.5 billion was awarded in 2011.‘the train has left the station’
We believe …… and hospitals have registered to receive stimulus money. $2.5 billion was awarded in 2011.THE PRIVATE CARRIERS WILL FOLLOW SUIT. Outcomes-based payments can’t realistically be measured and determined using paper records.
A more automated, streamlined practice.
Assisting patients in becoming more knowledgeable and informed about their care.