Telehealth Encounters and 2020 MIPS eCQM Reporting

Telehealth Encounters and 2020 MIPS eCQM Reporting Dear Valued Clients: CMS has released new guidance on telehealth encounters for eligible clinicians who submit MIPS data using eCQMs for the 2020 performance period.  The telehealth guidance document is available on the eCQI Resource Center for Eligible Clinicians under the 2020 Reporting/Performance Year. CMS’s guidance on telehealth encounters includes an updated list of eCQMs…


gGastro® v. 4.72 Release

We are excited to announce the general release of gGastro® version 4.72. Release Overviews: Please review the Release Overviews, for a summary of the exciting new features now available, or refer to the full Release Notes for more detailed information. gGastro® version 4.72 Release Notes gPM™ version 4.72 Release Notes modmed® ASC version 4.72 Release Notes   What's New Videos:…


TLS 1.2 Configuration and gGastro Upgrade Required by 9/15/20 and other impacts to e-Rx

Upcoming deadlines that could impact workflows If you are already running gGastro® v. 4.70, or a later version, then there is no action required on your part. We are reaching out to inform you of important deadlines that may require modifications to the configuration of your workstations and/or upgrading gGastro® to the latest version. Please take a moment to review…


gTelehealth™ Survey: Tell us about your experience

As part of our efforts to continuously improve the experience for those using our gTelehealth™ solution, as well as to educate those not currently using it, we’d like your feedback. Please click here to answer a few brief questions. We thank you in advance for your time and suggestions.

ICD-10-CM Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting

The most recent guidelines from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) specify that billing codes should be generated based on pathology confirmation diagnoses, which is not often available at the time of the service.  gGastro is updated to generate billing codes within the Coding Advisor in accordance this latest CMS…


Estimate Patient Costs with gEstimator

gEstimator is a gPM feature intended to assist practices and patients better understand the expected cost of a service, before the service is provided. This feature works directly with the clearinghouse to obtain real-time patient eligibility for the specific procedure(s) that will be performed, for the specific service location and provider who performing the service.   Please contact the Modernizing…


HIPAA Reminder – Emailing and Communicating with PHI

Do your patients request information be sent to them via email, such as a receipt for an office visit? If your email contains any information regarding a patient and/or their services or their claim, it may contain protected health information (PHI) belonging to that patient and should not be emailed without encryption. As a reminder, emails sent to patients directly from…


Introducing gReminder+!

Modernizing Medicine® Gastroenterology is excited to announce that it is upgrading its gPM™ patient appointment reminder service from gReminder to gReminder+™ at no additional fee for existing gReminder users. Additional features you can expect to see in gReminder+ include: Appointment reminders with automated text, email and phone calls Automated messages that engage "no-show" patients to reschedule On-demand messages to help communicate office closures or delays We…