Curas News and Events Archives - Curas Inc.

Curas and Physicians Trust Merge Creating Largest eClinicalWorks Partner in North America

As the healthcare reimbursement landscape continues to evolve, medical practices require an enhanced level of support to implement the most effective technology solutions and workflows. To meet this growing need, St. Louis-based Curas, Inc. and Physicians Trust of Santa Ana, Calif. have merged to form Ero Health, the largest reseller in North America focused on sales, implementation, optimization, support, and…

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V11 eCW Mandated Upgrade

As we have been communicating since May 2019, eClinicalWorks is requiring that all practices upgrade to V11 by November 30. At the conference, eClinicalWorks stated that 94% of their clients are now on V11. Please contact us at support@ero.health today to plan you upgrade. We will help you understand the hardware requirements, timeline and training options. As always, we are…

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New Mexico funding for PDMP Integration the Appriss

New Mexico has announced funding for the PDMP integration through Appriss through August of 2020.  As a reminder, eClinicalWorks does not charge for this integration.  Any and all costs will be charged through Appriss – New Mexico is funding this cost for a year. Please contact us at support@ero.health about the Appriss integration! We can help you through the product activation…

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New Drug Database Updates Available

There are two new drug database updates now available through eClinicalWorks. If you would like to install the following updates, please contact us at support@curas.net. Medi-Span Drug Database: Patch ID: A-6637 Multum Drug Database: Patch ID: A-6638

11e – New Plugin Version Available 

Plugin Version 3.2.5 for eClinicalWorks 11e was released on Thursday, August 15th, 2019. eClinicalWorks recommends that practice administrators download this latest version and install it for their practice. Please Note: The plugin can be downloaded only by administrators with administrative privileges. For support, please contact us at support@curas.net.  

CMS Proposes New MIPS Value Pathways in 2020 Physician Fee Schedule Update – HIMMS

The Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has release proposed changes to the Physician FEE Schedule (PFS).  These changes include policy, payment and quality provisions updates, which would begin first thing next year. CMS also proposed streamlining the Quality Payment Program (QPP), including a new way for physicians to participate in MIPS, called MIPS Value Pathways (MVPs), which would…

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Top Claim Error Revealed, AAPC

Non-covered charges (EOB 96) is one of the top claim errors. However, there is a known cause and solution for this error, and it can be prevented. When EOB 96 does occur, review the medical documentation, as well as the coverage determinations to verify diagnosis codes before submitting an appeal request. Read More

Medicare Advantage plans can close coverage gaps

It’s never pleasant to find out your insurance plan has coverage gaps, but for those with Medicare Advantage, there are ways to cover them with the right strategies. The most important areas to start with are identifying the gaps and collecting information from patients and following up with them to ensure the gap is closed. Read More

Handwritten RX Being Phased Out

As of Jan 1, 2020, Walmart and Sam’s Club pharmacies will not accept handwritten RX for controlled substances and will instead require e-prescriptions. Handwritten RX is being phased out more and more as e-prescriptions are trackable, and less likely to be altered or contain errors. Read More

eClinicalWorks, Congratulations on 20 Years of Growth and Success!

Twenty years after setting out on the mission of improving healthcare together, eClinicalWorks is not just surviving, but thriving. The numbers tell part of eClinicalWorks’ success story: From five employees in the spring of 1999, to now over 5,000, eCW continues to seek out the best talent to strengthen its many teams. Read More