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Deadline Approaching for 2012 EHR Incentive Reporting Year

Posted by Matthew Smith on Dec 27, 2012 3:43:00 PM

Meaningful UseThe Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is reminding eligible providers (EPs) that the reporting year for the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs for 2012 will end on Monday, December 31.

CMS says that means “(EPs) must have completed their 90 or 365-day reporting period (within the calendar year) by the end of 2012 in order to receive an incentive payment.” And CMS is stressing that “Medicare EPs must complete attestation for the 2012 program year by February 28, 2013, but can attest as soon as their reporting period is complete.”

The attestation deadline for the Medicaid EHR incentives program in Georgia is March 1, 2013.

Topics: EHR, EMR, Electronic Medical Records, CMS, HIT, Health IT, HealthIT, Health Care, CMS Incentive Payments

Health Directions Hiring Data Analyst for Austin, TX Office

Posted by Matthew Smith on Dec 20, 2012 9:11:00 AM

Health Directions, a national healthcare consulting firm, is seeking an experienced Data Analyst to perform financial modeling and budgeting efforts. The Data Analyst will support the firm's senior staff by importing, validating, transforming, cleaning and/or modeling data with the purpose of understanding or making conclusions from the data.

This position is currently being offered as a contract position (estimated at 4-6 months) with the possibility of full-time employment at the end of the contract based on the performance of the hired candidate.

Qualified applicants must live in the greater Austin area and be able to drive within the metropolitan area.

Please apply via LinkedIn and submit a cover letter explaining your interest in the position, your resume, and salary history. Submissions without cover letters will not be considered. Submissions without salary history and/or requirements will not be considered.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Experience with financial modeling
  • Expert skills in Microsoft Excel, 
  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Management, Healthcare Information, Computing, Mathematics, Economics, Statistics, or related fields preferred
  • Ability to design and develop relational databases for collecting data
  • Familiarity with PowerPoint and Access
  • Ability to research & perform data analysis
  • Strong analytical skills with financial data
  • Strong written & verbal skills
  • Detail oriented and self-motivated

Company Description

Health Directions has more than 20 years of experience helping healthcare organizations improve their financial, operational and strategic performance. We emphasize experience and practical expertise. Our team members understand healthcare operations in detail and are skilled at working cooperatively with administrators, physicians and staff to overcome difficult challenges. This approach enables us to create comprehensive solutions to complex business problems.

Topics: Health Directions, Employment, Healthcare, Health Care, Data Analyst, Hiring

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