Join #KareoChat on HIPAA Audits This Week

June 28th, 2016 by Kareo

HIPAA is being pushed again with the beginning of the 2016 HIPAA Audits! The Health and Human Service’s Office for Civil Rights has been busy sending out e-mails to verify contact information of privacy and security professionals as well as collecting demographic information regarding covered entities to start the 2016 HIPAA Audits. Learning from the experience of others on how to prepare and what is being done is a great way to help build a plan and be prepared in your organization. Don’t ignore the 2016 HIPAA Audits because they are coming…soon! Join @DanikaBrinda and @GoKareo for a #KareoChat discussion on HIPAA Audits this Thursday, June 30 at 9 AM PT.


Here are the chat questions to help you prepare your thoughts and join the conversation.

  1. The actual HIPAA Audits are starting soon, what is your organization doing to prepare?
  2. Does your organization have any concerns or fears with the HIPAA Audits?
  3. How has your organization used the HIPAA Audit Protocol to assist with preparation?
  4. Has your organization changed processes with business associates to prepare for the HIPAA Audits?
  5. What is the biggest challenge your organization is having to prepare?
  6. Do you have a best practice with maintaining necessary documentation for HIPAA Audits?

Bring your questions, post them to #KareoChat ahead of time, or tweet them to the host @DanikaBrinda or @GoKareo. Hope to see you there!

About the Host

Danika E. Brinda, PhD, RHIA, CHPS, HCISPP, is the CEO of TriPoint Healthcare Solutions and Planet HIPAA.  She is also an Assistant Professor in Health Informatics and Information Management at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, Minn.  Dr. Brinda is an expert in all aspects of healthcare privacy and security and has helped many organizations operationalize and implement compliant HIPAA practices.  She is also a national speaker and author on many topics related to healthcare privacy and security.

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Read the #KareoChat Recap on the MACRA Discussion

June 24th, 2016 by Kareo

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Don’t Miss CareSync Talking MACRA at #KareoChat

June 21st, 2016 by Kareo

MACRA is making headlines across the healthcare industry right now. While we don’t know the final details, we are getting a sense of what is coming and what the impact might be. Join @CareSync and @GoKareo for a #KareoChat discussion on MACRA this Thursday, June 23 at 9 AM PT.




Here are the chat questions to help you prepare your thoughts and join the conversation.

  1. Will providers respond to MACRA? Or are they likely to go into denial over the < 200 day kickoff of the performance period?
  2. Will patients receive better care because of MACRA?
  3. What are the biggest technology hurdles MACRA creates for providers?
  4. What are the 5 things that practices should do today to prep for the 2017 start of MIPS?
  5. If you could change one thing about MACRA, what would it be?
  6. What are the biggest opportunities with MACRA?

Bring your questions, post them to #KareoChat ahead of time, or tweet them to the host @CareSync or @GoKareo. Hope to see you there!

About CareSync

Founded in 2011, CareSync is the leading provider of software and services for chronic disease management, combining technology with 24/7 nursing services to facilitate care coordination among patients, family and caregivers and all providers.

CareSync provides turnkey Chronic Care Management services as well as a software-only option, allowing practices of any size to easily meet the billing requirements for CPT code 99490. Additionally, CareSync’s certified technology makes it simple for providers to meet Meaningful Use 2 for Data Exchange, Messaging and Timely Access.

CareSync patients are at the center of their healthcare, with access to health information, actionable goals, and Comprehensive Care Plan tasks. As a result, CareSync’s patients are experiencing more productive medical appointments and better health outcomes. For more information about CareSync, visit

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Free Webinar: Should You Add New Services to Boost Revenue?

June 20th, 2016 by Kareo

Is It Time to Add New Revenue Streams?
Thursday, June 23
10:00 AM PT, 1:00 PM ET

Learn how you can add new services to your practice in increase revenue and improve patient outcomes in this free webinar 


Are you giving money away to your competitors? If you aren’t considering additional revenue streams for your practice, you might be. Patient expectations are changing and some insurance plans are paying more if you meet new criteria or offer expanded care. In this webinar, Rochelle Glassman will discuss how adding innovative new services can increase revenue while also improving patient care and outcomes.

You’ll learn:

  1. When to add a new service and what type of services to consider
  2. How to evaluate your payers and patients to choose the services that will generate the most revenue
  3. How to add services that labs and other vendors may pay you directly for and that will assist in patient clinical management
  4. And, how to train staff, market new services, and work with third-party vendors

Register now to learn innovative ways to stay independent.

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About the Speaker

Rochelle Glassman is President & CEO of United Physician Services. Rochelle brings a passionate, very practical “do it today” approach to making medical practices successful and getting physicians paid more.

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Questions about CCM? Get Expert Insights

June 17th, 2016 by Kareo

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