January 30th, 2015 by Kareo
January 28th, 2015 by Kareo
On Wednesday, January 28, Kareo EHR was upgraded to the latest version. This release includes the ability to mark both Problems and Allergies as an error. We’ve updated our new Urgent Care Note to include template support and updated Dashboard navigation. Plus, an important update on e-Prescribing for Controlled Substances and more details on these specific features are below.
Mark Problem as Error
Now you can mark Problems as an error. The marked Problem will no longer show up in the Active List and will not appear when patient data is exported or in the Patient Portal. All users are able to mark a Problem as an error. If you decide that you would like to restore a Problem back to active status, you can do that too. To find out more, read the full release notes.
Mark Allergies as Error
Now you can mark Allergies as an error. The marked allergy will no longer show up in the Active List and will not appear when patient data is exported or in the Patient Portal. All users are able to mark an Allergy as an error. If you decide that you would like to restore an Allergy back to active status, you can do that too. To find out more, read the full release notes.
Urgent Care Updates
There are more changes and updates for urgent care practices. To see them all, read the full release notes.
e-Prescribing for Controlled Substances Coming in March!
We are pleased to announce that we will be offering e-prescribing for controlled substances (EPCS) in mid-March. If you are interested in enrolling for this service, there will be a one-time $75 fee. For more information read the full release notes.
January 26th, 2015 by Kareo
On January 23, Kareo Practice Management (PM) was upgraded to the latest version. This month is chock full of important 2015 updates, including procedure code files, Medicare Physician Fee Schedule, Taxonomy Codes, and RVUs. These updates provide the tools you need to go into 2015 prepared for billing and reimbursement changes. For more information, see the details below.
Procedure Code and Modifier File Update
Updated procedure code and modifier files have been implemented in your Kareo PM software. Additions include:
- New 2015 Current Procedural Terminology 4th Edition (CPT-4) Codes
- New 2015 Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) Level II Codes
- New 2015 Description Revisions/ Updates to existing procedure codes as designated by both CPT-4 and HCPCS Level II
- New 2015 Procedure Modifier Codes (both CPT-4 and HCPCS Level II)
2015 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule
The 2015 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule has been loaded into your Kareo PM software. You can now create your Medicare and other fee schedules in Contracts & Fees. Kareo’s updates also includes all revisions made to the Relative Value Units (RVUs), Geographic Practice Cost Index (GPCI) and assignment of additional zip codes to the appropriate localities.
Health Care Provider Taxonomy Codes
The Taxonomy Tables have been updated to the latest version 15.0, 1-1-2015 of the Taxonomy code set. All new Taxonomy codes introduced since version 14.0 have been added and are now available for assignment.
For more information, read the full release notes.
January 23rd, 2015 by Kareo
Discover the EHR Built with Small Practices in Mind.
Join a Kareo EHR expert who will discuss how intuitive and easy-to-use the Kareo EHR is because it was designed to fit the needs of small practice physicians like you. During this free demo on Tuesday, January 27 at 2:00 PM EST, you’ll find out how the Kareo EHR:
- Easily fits the way that you work
- Doesn’t interfere with the way you engage with patients
- Improves patient care
- And, did we mention it’s FREE!
With Kareo, you get a full featured, top of its class EHR solution at no cost, with no contracts required. Why would we give it away? Find out by joining us at our next demonstration. There will be plenty of time for live Q&A.
Please note that this webinar is designed for those who are not currently using Kareo EHR but are interested in learning more. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. Space is limited, so reserve your webinar seat now.
January 22nd, 2015 by Kareo