Navigation Links
IOD to Enter Testing Phase in CMS esMD Pilot Program
Date:9/7/2011

GREEN BAY, Wis., Sept. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- IOD Incorporated, a leading provider of integrated HIM solutions to hospitals, IDNs, healthcare systems and clinics, today announced it will enter the testing phase of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) pilot program for the Electronic Submission of Medical Documentation (esMD). 

(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110907/PH63482LOGO)

IOD has been working towards connecting its online request of information tracking/reporting system, PRISM™, with the National Health Information Network (NHIN) project. The connection will enable IOD's customers to comply with Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC) requests via NHIN and will replace the current paper or CD/DVD submission process.

Testing is scheduled to begin in the last week of September 2011 and is expected to conclude in November 2011.  Upon conclusion of the testing process, IOD's customers will have the ability to submit documentation for requests from CMS approved review contractors electronically through the PRISM platform.

According to David Van Doren, President, Coding/HIM Consulting/EMR Abstraction Division, "CMS and the esMD project team estimate that over one million requests were made for audits last year.  By offering the ability to electronically submit medical documentation to satisfy these audit requests, we are vastly improving efficiency and reducing the overhead associated with audit requests."

"As we have in the past, we will continue to closely monitor legislative activities and plan for enhancements to our technology and services to meet our clients' needs both now and in the future," adds William J. Sweeney, CTO, IOD Incorporated.

About IOD Incorporated

With more than 30 years of experience and 1,800 locations nationwide, IOD is the leader in full suite HIM services solutions that help hospitals, healthcare systems and clinics streamline and simplify HIM workflow. With comprehensive solutions including document conversion, release of information (ROI), coding, auditing, abstracting, ICD-10 transition services, RAC services, along with complete training and HIM consulting, the company empowers healthcare organizations to overcome workflow challenges and focus on their most mission-critical initiatives. The result is improved patient/physician satisfaction, increased HIM efficiencies and a stronger bottom line. For more information visit www.iodincorporated.com.

Media Contact For IOD:
Brett Parent
IOD
352-432-1620
Brett.parent@iodincorporated.com


'/>"/>
SOURCE IOD Incorporated
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Lifetime Products Enters New Product Category: Health and Wellness
2. China Botanic Pharmaceutical Enters into Research Cooperation with Key Laboratory of Forest Plant Ecology
3. Springhill Medical Center Among First Gulf Coast Hospitals to Receive Medicare Payment for Electronic Health Record Initiative
4. Healthcare Information Technologys Growing Role is Addressed in a New White Paper From Chicago Data Center and Managed Service Provider, CoreLink Data Centers
5. Preliminary Lineup of Presenters Set for 7th Annual New York Stem Cell Summit
6. Masters Pharmaceutical, Inc. Announces DEA Registration for New Distribution Center
7. Nano Mask Enters Into Four-Year Distribution Agreement With Saudi Medical Products Distributor
8. ePharmaSolutions Announces the Deployment of its Enterprise Clinical Trial Portal for Two Global Biopharmaceutical Companies
9. Emerson Ecologics Opens Distribution Center Near Richmond, Virginia, Significantly Increasing Capacity
10. WNDM Enters Into a Distribution Agreement with an Initial $2M Order for CellerateRX®
11. Oncobiologics, Inc. and Fox Chase Cancer Center Announce Co-Development of a Novel Cancer Therapy Platform
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/24/2017)... 23, 2017  The particle counters market is ... from USD 275.9 million in 2016, at a ... report: http://www.reportlinker.com/p04718602-summary/view-report.html The growing ... R&D, and growth in manufacturing industries in emerging ... for particle counters. On the other hand, technical ...
(Date:2/24/2017)... Feb 24, 2017 Research and Markets has ... and Strategies - 2016" report to their offering. ... The latest research Urinary ... data and benchmarks in the global Urinary Incontinence market. The ... are the key drugs marketed for Urinary Incontinence and their clinical ...
(Date:2/23/2017)...  Genesis Healthcare Services has merged with Hospice Cloud, ... Bill Monast , President and CEO of Hospice ... Feltman , executives with Home Health Depot, Inc., the ... This acquisition helps Hospice Cloud maintain its position ... medical equipment (DME) solutions for the hospice industry. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:2/24/2017)... , ... February 24, 2017 , ... ... business development, education, networking and recognition opportunities as well as advocacy for the ... in Holmdel, NJ on February 23. The Council's Innovation Forecast event highlights ...
(Date:2/24/2017)... , ... February 24, 2017 , ... In the Health ... be a top priority because it’s not if you will be attacked, but when.” ... when it comes to digital health care. , Improvements in auditing and monitoring have ...
(Date:2/24/2017)... ... , ... With ProGlass Prism users now have the ability to simulate prism ... position, rotation, distortion, edge softness, edge blur, chromatic aberration, individual glass position offset, anchor ... Prism users are given the tools and effects to generate a fractal prismatic ...
(Date:2/24/2017)... ... ... Indiana Fiber Network (IFN) President and CEO Kelly C. Dyer recently announced that he ... of the Management Committee when IFN was originally formed in 2002 where he was ... development of the business plan. He became the first paid employee of IFN ...
(Date:2/24/2017)... ... 24, 2017 , ... Castle Farms, the celebrated Northern ... with the winning couple announced on Feb. 14, 2017, on Facebook. The free ... vendors: A Matter of Taste, Ryan Rousseau Enterprises, A Touch of Spring and ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):