INDUSTRY NEWS

  • Medicare Advantage Ratings and Enrollment

    10/25/18

    A couple of private Medicare insurers in Illinois—including the largest insurance company in the state—have some work to do when it comes to star ratings.  Medicare Advantage plans from Health Care Service Corp., or HCSC, and Family Health Network, or FHN, have landed on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ short list of low-performing contracts, according to data released Oct. 10 by the federal agency.

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  • Amazon Enters The Pharmacy Business

    7/9/18

    In a recent article from Crain’s, it was estimated that failure to take prescription drugs kills about 125,000 Americans a year (taken from a report in the Annals of Internal Medicine). And, that this form of noncompliance costs the health care system $100 billion to $289 billing a year.

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  • Update Your Patient Payment Options

    7/9/18

    As the industry moves toward more efficient and convenient options for patients to pay their medical bills, HuTech is assisting client practices with two primary initiatives on this front. The first is ensuring that patients have an on line capability to manage me their financial obligations to the practice. This includes self-service (secure) storing of credit cards; setting up recurring payments; and integration with the practice’s management system to ensure accuracy of balances and coordinated auto-posting for timely payment allocation.

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WHAT OUR CLIENTS HAVE TO SAY

As a small internal medicine practice, we are deeply indebted to HuTech for their support in applying for meaningful use and receiving payment!  Without HuTech’s assistance, the medical home submission process would have been even more laborsome.  HuTech's education to our clinical and support staff on Allscripts' EHR has developed efficiency and improvement in documentation.  We thank them for their knowledge, dependability, and experience.

- Advanced Practice Nurse in Illinois