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December 2015
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  • Don't Put Off Practice Housekeeping Tasks! ISMS Education Can Help.

    As the holiday rush swirls around you, don't forget to carve out a little time for ISMS' on-demand courses and get your practice on track for 2016. Topics include credentialing made easy, how to avoid Meaningful Use audits, getting your documentation in tip-top shape, the ins and outs of HIPAA breaches and more!

    These courses are a bargain at just $15 each, and they all offer CME:

    Credentialing Doesn't Have to be Hard
    Don't dread the credentialing data gathering process. Let health care financial experts guide you through physician credentialing, making easy a once tedious, but necessary, task.

    Meaningful Use Audit and Appeals Process
    Learn how physicians are chosen for Meaningful Use audits, what steps to take in preparation for an audit, and how to avoid audits altogether in the future.

    The Need for a Clinical Documentation Improvement Program (CDI) in Your Practice
    Learn how accurate, clear and concise clinical documentation affects your abilities to mitigate medical risk and get reimbursed for services based on medical necessity.

    Understanding "Accountable Care" Models and the Rapidly Changing Healthcare Landscape
    Learn about accountable care organizations and "lookalike" business models, and their impact on your bottom line.

    What to Expect When You're Expecting an OCR Audit
    HIPAA violations are costly and damaging, for your patients and your practice. Learn how you can protect your practice from breaches and avoid potential HIPAA audits by the U.S. Office of Civil Rights (OCR).

    ISMS-on-demand education is available 24/7, and you can log on from your home or office. Access our full stable of on-demand courses at the ISMS Education Center.

    Questions? Contact the ISMS Division of Health Policy Research and Advocacy via email or call 800-782-4767 ext. 1470.

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