Concert Health raises $42 million in Series B financing, bringing its total raised to $56.5 million. The company specializes in helping primary care, women’s healthcare, and pediatric practices integrate behavioral healthcare services.
April 28 (Thursday) 2 ET. “Undercoded and Underpaid: Making It Easier to Document to Optimize Reimbursement.” Sponsor: Intelligent Medical Objects. Presenters: Deepak Pillai, MD, physician informaticist, IMO; June Bronnert, MSHI, RHIA, senior director of informatics, IMO; Nicole Douglas, sales engineer, IMO. The presenters will discuss how to simplify precise documentation for clinicians; the effects of imprecise coding on reimbursement; why accurate code capture at the point of care can have positive downstream impact on population health initiatives; and how third-party solutions integrated with the EHR can reduce documentation burdens.
Acquisitions, Funding, Business, and Stock
Medical billing vendor Billed Right acquires competitor Ruffe Systems Inc. for an undisclosed sum.
Surgical Notes promotes Angela Mattioda to SVP of RCM solutions and client experience and Carla Reese to SVP of operations.
Announcements and Implementations
Azalea Health will integrate Phreesia’s patient intake and engagement software with its EHR.
Practice EHR incorporates quality data analytics and automated CMS compliance reporting technology from Health EFilings into its EHR and practice management software.
The Texas Association of Community Health Centers implements CareSignal’s deviceless remote patient monitoring technology at 12 of its FQHCs.
Government and Politics
Urgent care facilities owner and physician Josef Schenker, MD will pay $564,218 to settle allegations that he falsely submitted Medicare claims for COVID-19-related vaccination and testing services not actually rendered.
HHS allocates $90 million to help designated health centers modernize their data and reporting capabilities, enabling them to gain a better picture of social determinants of health.
The Patricia Romanko Public Library in Parma, Idaho, will use a $6,800 grant to convert an old bank vault into a dedicated space for telemedicine appointments. The private area will be the only healthcare facility in Parma, which saw its lone health clinic recently close.
North Dakota-based billing and revenue services vendor Adaptive Health Integrations notifies over 500,000 people of an October data breach.
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