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May 2019
Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MD HHS) has redefined how to submit Health Risk Assessments (HRAs) for Healthy Michigan Plan (HMP) members through CHAMPS. Fax submissions through the HRA fax line are still acceptable. Advantages of completing the HMP HRA through CHAMPS: No need to fax in HRA forms Attest online that the...
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Why is it important to capture the full burden of illness? When you document all of a patient’s chronic conditions accurately at least annually and code to the highest level of specificity, you’re helping your patient get the right care at the right time. By documenting and coding all conditions, you’re ensuring that your records...
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As a Nextgen ACO chapter, Affinia Health Network participated in CMS’ annual Group Physician Report Option (GPRO) audit. The GPRO audit is a CMS-mandated audit in which ACOs report clinical quality data on a sample of their patient population. Reporting for this audit requires abstraction: searching for and pulling up patient charts, and searching for...
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Why is medication disposal important?5,6 There is a common misperception that prescription drugs are safer than illegal drugs – this is not true. Many prescriptions medications can be abused and/or lead to injury or death if used incorrectly. Everyday up to 2,000 teenagers nationwide use a prescription drug to get high for the first time....
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