Archive for December, 2014

ICD-10 Implementation Not Delayed

Congress has NOT voted on a delay of ICD-10 implementation. House Chairmen Upton, Sessions Statement on ICD-10 is as follows:

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and House Rules Committee Chairman Pete Sessions (R-TX) issued the following statement on the implementation of ICD-10, the most recent coding system to be used by health care providers for reimbursement and other functions. The Energy and Commerce Committee has been working with CMS to ensure the October 1, 2015, implementation is achieved and is prepared to have a hearing on the issue in the New Year.

MPM Has A New Chief Operations Officer

Susan D. Jones has been named Chief Operations Officer for Medical Practice Management.  Susan started at MPM over 20 years ago as the Director of Training.  Susan’s work in training has led to her involvement in all aspects of MPM’s CARE system.  Most recently she has served as the Regional Manager for the Southeast Division.   Her extensive industry and system knowledge gives her the unique ability to work with our IT staff to continually improve our billing software and streamline our processes.   Susan has a degree in Industrial Engineering from North Carolina State University and an MBA from the University of Richmond.