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Diana Porter

Diana Porter is Vice President of Client Experience & Brand for US CareNet, parent company to NavCare.

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CMS Simplifies MACRA Quality Reporting for Rural Practices

Posted by Diana Porter on Jun 29, 2017 2:00:00 PM

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released their final rule last week, easing some reporting requirements under MACRA for smaller practices. This is good news for many practices since more than 75% of doctors in decision-making roles say they are not prepared to meet MACRA quality reporting requirements, according to a survey by the AMA of 1,000 practicing physicians. Further almost a third of those who responded to the survey reported that they were “unlikely to meet” the basic standard to avoid penalty, according to a report in FierceHealthcare.

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Topics: MACRA, CMS

Don't Turn Away from CCM

Posted by Diana Porter on Apr 21, 2017 3:36:28 PM

When your doctor talks to you about chronic care management, do you tune him out? Do you think that even though you're retired, you're too active to need it? Chronic care management, CCM, is a Medicare reimbursed care coordination program for senior adults with two or more chronic medical conditions, like hypertension, asthma, COPD, depression, or arthritis, and much more. It helps for things like coordination of care and providing 24/7/365 access to a healthcare professional. It is at least 20 minutes of non-face-to-face care for you. Much of what is done is behind the scenes and as a Medicare beneficiary, you have a right to it, if you need it. So, before you tune your doctor out, learn a little bit more about it. Here are a couple links that will help you in your research.

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NavCare on IntellectualRadio

Posted by Diana Porter on Mar 1, 2017 11:00:00 AM

NavCare Vice President, Gwendolyn Oglesby-Odom, Ed.D., MSN, BSN, RN, joined the team of "Heres to Live with Zemrah" on IntellectualRadio last night to talk about Chronic Care Management with NavCare.

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Topics: TCM, CCM

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