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Windows 10 support for Medisoft v20 is now available. However, Windows 10 for Medisoft Clinical is not supported at this time. Intermittent Issue There is an intermittent issue with Medisoft v20 freezing on startup with some Windows 10 devices. If you experience this issue, please install the following hotfix to resolve it. Medisoft v20 Hotfix for…

eMDs, a leading provider of ambulatory electronic medical record (EMR), practice management (PM) software, revenue cycle management (RCM) solutions, and credentialing services, today announced that it has agreed to acquire several software technology assets from McKesson Business Performance Services (McKesson). The McKesson assets include McKesson Practice Choice™, Medisoft®, Medisoft® Clinical, Lytec®, Lytec® MD, and Practice…

Microsoft® has announced that it will release Windows® 10 on July 29, 2015. Customers who use the following products should NOT upgrade to Windows 10 when it is released: Medisoft® Medisoft Clinical Lytec® Lytec MD Practice Partner® DO NOT use Windows 10 until Mckesson announces that the Medisoft, Medisoft Clinical, Lytec, Lytec MD and Practice…

UnitedHealth Group recently announced that it will increase value-based payments to hospitals and physicians to over $43 billion, a 20% increase.1 The UnitedHealth shift from fee-for-service to value-based payments that are tied to outcomes, quality of care and performance is seen as an indicator of changes to come for the health insurance industry. An executive…

With less than nine months to go until implementation, uncertainty once again surrounds the ICD-10 program as opponents push for yet another delay in deploying the new code set. Congress last spring postponed the Oct. 1, 2014, activation date by one year. The original deadline to comply with the system to replace the current ICD-9…

Medisoft v19 is Generally Available! We are happy to announce that as of Friday, November 15, Medisoft v19 became generally available. This exciting release is ICD-10 ready, and its many features include those designed to help reduce both manual entry and minimize the complexity of ICD-9 to ICD-10 mapping. Support for ICD-10 updated Diagnosis Codes…

A critical issue associated with the transition to ICD-10 involves the matter of crosswalking between the ICD-9 and ICD-10 code sets. The term “crosswalking” is generally defined as the act of mapping or translating a code in one code set to a code or codes in another code set. There has been much discussion about…

Important Notice! Microsoft has announced that the lifecycle support of Windows XP Operating System and Microsoft Office 2003 software will expire on April 08, 2014.  This means after April 08, 2014, Windows XP computer systems will not be receiving security patches and updates.  Thus Windows XP systems will be non-compliant with HIPPA regulations.  Also McKesson…

As we move towards the ICD-10 transition, CMS reminds practices that clearinghouses can be a valuable resource for testing ICD-10 preparedness. For instance, clearinghouses can help providers look at the reasons for rejection and analyze their claim problems during the transition. However, providers should not expect clearinghouses to offer the same level of assistance for…

One of the best ways your practice can start preparing for the upcoming ICD-10 deadline is by conducting efforts to improve clinical documentation now. Failing to prepare for ICD-10 documentation requirements can drastically impact your revenue—missing information may prevent claims from even being submitted. Taking steps now to improve your clinical documentation will be foundational…

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