New Medicare Cards – Important Information for Providers!

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare® In case you missed it, CMS’ National Training Program provided a great webinar on March 8, 2018 to provide information for providers/partners on the new Medicare card initiative that kicks off April 1st. This webinar was the March event for the CMS Learning Series and…… Continue reading New Medicare Cards – Important Information for Providers!

Today’s CMS Skilled/LTC Open Door Forum – RCS-1 Agenda Item Added

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare CMS relayed a reminder of today’s SNF/LTC Open Door Forum this morning.  Today’s posting now includes an additional announcement/update – Clarification on RCS-1 Status.  This topic is a welcome addition as all providers are anxious to hear more specifics, particularly regarding implementation, of this proposed…… Continue reading Today’s CMS Skilled/LTC Open Door Forum – RCS-1 Agenda Item Added

CMS Schedules Next SNF/LTC Open Door Forum

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare® The last SNF/LTC Open Door Forum was held back on November 2, 2017. We’ve been waiting for the next ODF!! Here’s the information that CMS posted on February 28, 2018: The next CMS Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF)/Long Term Care (LTC) Open Door Forum scheduled for:…… Continue reading CMS Schedules Next SNF/LTC Open Door Forum

New Medicare Card Educational Resources Webinar

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare® CMS is hosting a National Training Program on Wednesday, March 8, 2018 from 1pm to 2:30pm (Eastern Time) to provide an overview of the new Medicare card educational resources. Register for this webinar here. The new Medicare cards will be mailed out to all Medicare…… Continue reading New Medicare Card Educational Resources Webinar

Briggs Partners with PilotFish to Provide Interoperability to Paperless Forms Workflow

February 26, 2018 – Briggs Healthcare® introduced eBriggs to the healthcare market as its digital plug-and-play content solution that offers full integration between HTML and advanced PDF technology. Now, Briggs has partnered with PilotFish – a leader in healthcare interoperability – to offer eBriggs Powered by PilotFish. By combining eBriggs electronic forms with the PilotFish…… Continue reading Briggs Partners with PilotFish to Provide Interoperability to Paperless Forms Workflow

CDC Training on Antibiotic Stewardship

By Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP, Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare® This week, CDC’s (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) Office of Antibiotic Stewardship announced an “interactive web-based activity (with) the first of four sections designed to help clinicians optimize antibiotic use to combat antibiotic resistance and improve healthcare quality and patient safety. This course…… Continue reading CDC Training on Antibiotic Stewardship