WASHINGTON D.C., September 1, 2020 – Medicomp Systems, the leading provider of clinician-driven, point-of-care solutions that fix EHRs, announced today an update to Quippe Clinical Documentation to support new Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) documentation guidelines effective January 1, 2021. For the calendar year (CY) 2021, CMS is implementing updated documentation policies to reduce administrative burdens and provide flexibility in how practitioners document evaluation and management (E/M) visit levels.
For CY 2021, clinicians have the option to document E/M office visits using medical decision-making or time or, to continue applying the current 1995 or 1997 E/M documentation guidelines. CMS authorized this policy change to give practitioners greater flexibility to exercise clinical judgment in documentation so they can focus on what is clinically relevant and medically necessary for the beneficiary.
Quippe Clinical Documentation utilizes AI-based clinically intelligent documentation tools, powered by Medicomp’s MEDCIN engine. With this latest version, documentation is verified in real time, prompting physicians to immediately address any treatment gaps while patients are still in the exam room. Users are assured that documentation supports medical decision-making and coding requirements and is aligned with the actual care delivered.
“Using our latest Quippe Clinical Documentation solution, clinicians spend less time documenting extraneous details that don’t improve the delivery of patient care,” said David Lareau, Medicomp CEO. “Instead, physicians only need to document relevant details that improve the overall quality of documentation, while also validating information for billing and coding purposes. Medicomp is proud to honor the vision of our founder Peter Goltra by continuing to update our products and deliver easy-to-use technologies that empower clinicians and advance the delivery of patient care.”
Medicomp’s Quippe solutions are designed to improve the usability of healthcare providers’ existing EHRs. Quippe Clinical Documentation includes point-of-care decision support tools that facilitate the efficient capture and use of clinical data for regulatory programs, streamlining workflows, and enabling more time for patient care.
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About Medicomp Systems
In 1978, Medicomp Systems’ founder and President, Peter Goltra, pioneered the patented MEDCIN® Knowledge Engine, co-designed with physicians, to transform disorganized, complex arrays of medical information into structured, clinically relevant data to fix EHRs at the point of care. Leveraging its flagship engine, Medicomp’s Quippe suite of solutions uniquely delivers longitudinal patient information within problem-oriented clinical views, mirroring the way physicians think and work to drive optimal patient outcomes. Quippe also includes wizard-based documentation functionality, which integrates into existing clinical workflows and EHRs, enabling health systems to further enhance EHR usability. With Quippe, healthcare organizations of all sizes can satisfy quality measures and regulatory compliance, increasing physician productivity while effectively positioning themselves for future market demands. Today, leading hospitals and health systems and more than 100,000 users/day rely on Medicomp’s proven domain expertise and clinician-designed technology to improve the quality and efficiency of care delivery. For more information, please visit https://medicomp.com/.
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