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CMS Names iPatientCare a Qualified PQRS Registry for 2014

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>PRWEB.COM NewswireWoodbridge, NJ, (PRWEB) June 04, 2014

iPatientCare, Inc., a pioneer in mHealth and cloud based ambulatory EHR, Integrated Practice Management and Patient Portal Solutions, announced today that it has been selected as a Qualified Physician Quality Reporting System(PQRS) by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for 2014. As a qualified PQRS Registry, iPatientCare will help eligible providers to submit data based on PQRS quality measures directly to CMS.

PQRS is a voluntary quality reporting program established by CMS in which physicians collect and report data related to performance measures. Although participation in PQRS is currently voluntary, CMS will apply a payment adjustment (penalty) of 2% in 2016, to Eligible Professionals who do not satisfactorily report data on quality measures for covered professional services. Submission of quality data is tied to future pay-for-performance outcomes through the Value-Based Payment Modifier program which allocates a payment differential to Eligible Professionals under the Medicare Part B Physician Fee Schedule based upon the quality of care furnished. iPatientCare's PQRS Registry is an easy- to- use solution for seamlessly reporting quality data through the iPatientCare EHR.

"We are excited that iPatientCare has been selected by CMS as a qualified Registry for 2014. We've always been aggressive in helping our clients to collect, analyze and report data pertaining to the quality of care and are pleased to provide them the option of Registry based PQRS reporting with iPatientCare EHR", said Arnaz Bharucha, Senior Technology Officer, iPatientCare.

"iPatientCare is an industry leader and has been offering healthcare IT solutions since 1994. We continue to enhance, upgrade and augment our solutions to meet the needs of the healthcare community, while increasing the quality of care and patient safety," said Kedar Mehta, Chief Technology Officer, iPatientCare. He further added, "iPatientCare PQRS Registry enables physician practices to increase revenues while improving patient care. Healthcare providers will have the opportunity to use the data gathered as part of PQRS .The measures selected are based on clinical guidelines and provide evidence-based guidelines for improvements in care."

About iPatientCare:

iPatientCare, Inc. is a privately held medical informatics company based at Woodbridge, New Jersey. The company is known for its pioneering contribution to mHealth and Cloud based unified product suite that include Electronic Health/Medical Record and integrated Practice Management/Billing System, Patient Portal/PHR, Health Information Exchange (HIE), and mobile point-of-care solutions that serve the ambulatory, acute/sub acute, emergency and home health market segments.
iPatientCare EHR 2014 (2.0) has received 2014 Edition Ambulatory Complete EHR certification by, an Office of the National Coordinator-Authorized Certification Body (ONC-ACB), in accordance with the applicable eligible professional certification criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS).

Full certification details can be found at ONC Certified Health IT Product List.

The ONC 2014 Edition criteria support both Stage 1 and 2 Meaningful Use measures required to qualify eligible providers and hospitals for funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).

iPatientCare's ONC 2014 Edition Meaningful Use Stage 2 Certified Complete EHR is also Designated as a Test EHR by CMS.

The company has won numerous awards for its EHR technology and is recognized as an innovator in the field, being a pioneer to offer an EHR technology on a handheld device, an innovative First Responder technology to the US Army for its Theatre Medical Information System, the first to offer a Cloud based EHR product. iPatientCare is recognized as one of the best EHR and Integrated PM System for small and medium sized physicians' offices; has been awarded most number of industry Awards; and has been recognized as a preferred/MU partner by numerous Regional Extension Centers (REC), hospitals/health systems, and academies.

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iPatientCare, Inc.

One Woodbridge Center, Suite 812, Woodbridge, New Jersey 07095
Phone: 800-741-0981 | Fax: 732.676.7667 | Email: info(at)ipatientcare(dot)com

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