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Senate Passes Opioid Crisis Response Act of 2018

The United States Senate passes The Opioid Crisis Response Act of 2018 99-1. September 18, 2018 President Trump declared a State of Emergency in late 2017 in response to the opioid epidemic that was sweeping the U.S., demanding attention from

Arizona E-Prescribing Mandate Effective January 1, 2019

August 9, 2018 Arizona is the next state that is mandating e-Prescribing of controlled substances. States in various parts of the country are jumping on board to help combat the growing opioid epidemic in the United States. In 2017, Arizona

Medical Billing Companies: Are You Competing with Your Software Vendor for Clients?

January 17, 2018 With 2018 well underway, there is no better time to evaluate the processes and software solutions being used by your organization to uncover opportunities to save time and money. As you evaluate the software solutions you are

Effective December 29, 2017: Ohio’s New Prescribing Laws

January 5th, 2018 As of December 29, 2017, the State of Ohio implemented the second-stage of its new prescription requirement regulations. The first requirement began in August 2017, and the last stage will begin in June 2018 is for all

RxNT Earns 2015 Edition Certification for its EHR Solution

Providing logical practice workflows and robust functionality to customers at a reasonable price, RxNT is transforming healthcare delivery in value-based care January 4, 2018 ANNAPOLIS, Maryland – RxNT, a leading software solutions provider for the ambulatory healthcare industry, announced today

2018 Meaningful Use Changes You Should Know

December 28th, 2018 Just like every New Year, 2018 is bringing a bundle of new changes to the medical field. The most worrisome to practices are changes Meaningful Use attestation. The program has evolved over the years into a more

Oklahoma Joins the EPCS Mandate Sweep

December 14th, 2017 One of the numerous states battling the Opioid Crisis is Oklahoma. According to Oklahoma Government, an important piece of the comprehensive solution to reverse the Opioid epidemic would be switching one word in the Oklahoma prescription drug

Cloud-based Solutions – Taking Medical Documentation to the Next Level

November 29th, 2017 Server-based solutions – your time has come to an end. Step aside. Cloud-based solutions are on the rise and have proven time and time again to be the better option for practices across the globe that are

E-Prescribing: A National Mandate Ahead

November 7th, 2017 In August 2017, President Trump announced a state of emergency for the United States in relation to the opioid epidemic. Since that announcement, not much has been stated about solutions that will be put in place to

RxNT to be Presenting Sponsor at 2018 Denim & Diamonds Bash

We are thrilled to announce that RxNT will be the presenting sponsor at the Anne Arundel Medical Center Foundation’s 2018 Denim & Diamonds Bash! The Denim & Diamonds Bash is a great opportunity to assist with critical funding for vital

EHR Vendors – Considering Providers’ Input

By David Gutierrez October 31st, 2017 As a Provider, does your Electronic Health Records (EHR) vendor solicit your input to considering suggestions on how to improve their products? On many occasions, providers often attempt to reach out to their EHR

The Opioid Abuse Epidemic Continues

By: Kelsey Moss October 23rd, 2017 In 2016, 24% of medication-related claims involved opioids. A recent study was released last week by a medical liability insurer, Coverys, that showed painkillers account for more medical-malpractice claims related to drug errors than any

Medication Adherence within RxNT

October 3rd, 2017 How many times has a patient entered your office and told you they have forgotten to pick up their prescription, for well, a while? Or perhaps in some instances, have made the decision that they no longer

Six Ingredients for a Successful Implementation

By: Kelsey Moss September 21st, 2017 According to the CDC, 86.9% of U.S. based physicians are using an electronic health record solution (EHR). It’s 2017 and the healthcare industry is heavily dependent on technology. From government incentives and ICD-10 compliance

Our Thoughts are With Houston

The RxNT Community supports the Citizens of Texas and surrounding areas affected by Hurricane Harvey. We would like to extend our thoughts and prayers to those affected in the recent weeks by Hurricane Harvey. We hope that throughout the devastation

2017 AMBA National Conference

August 31st, 2017 RxNT is excited to be exhibiting at the 2017 American Medical Billing National Conference October 26-27th in Las Vegas. We’re looking forward to speaking with Medical Billers from across the country and having the opportunity to demonstrate

International Overdose Awareness Day – Aug. 31st

Twenty years ago, the opioid epidemic was something that not many dealt with on a personal level. It was seen occasionally in the news but it was never something that affected as many as it does today. In the past

ICD-10 Coding Changes

August 3rd, 2017 The ICD-10 is the 10th revision of the International Statistical classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (ICD), which  is a medical classification list by the World Health Organization (WHO). Last October, the transition from ICD-9 to

Imagine Loving Your EHR

August 4th, 2017 In the past, implementing an Electronic Health Record (EHR) solution was at the discretion of a doctor. Since passing legislation, it has been “highly encouraged” to start using one within your practice. The laws have been benefitting

The Opioid Problem is Identified. What’s the Solution?

August 1st, 2017 On Monday night, the White House addressed the opioid crisis sweeping through the United States and President Trump was advised to declare a national emergency. The commission stated that “approximately 142 Americans [are] dying every day [from

Navigating Acronyms

Acronym [ak-ruh-nim] noun: a word formed from the initial letters or groups of letters of other words in a set phrase or series of words and pronounced as a separate word. Dictionary.com In a medical work environment, acronyms are thrown

Connecticut Becomes the Next State to Mandate E-Prescribing

July 12th, 2017 Connecticut has become the fourth state, following New York, Maine, and Virginia, to mandate electronic prescribing of all opioid medication. On June 30, 2017, Connecticut Gov. Malloy signed the House Bill 7052, An Act Preventing Prescription Opioid

RCMs: Then vs. Now

July 5th, 2017 Rewind: Revenue Cycle Management (RCM) companies swept the healthcare industry by storm at a time when doctors were constantly becoming stressed for reasons beside the most important – seeing and helping their patients. Doctors had to deal

10 Fastest Growing EHRs 2017 – RxNT|EHR

June 23rd, 2017 Insight Success recognizes RxNT’s Electronic Health Records (RxNT|EHR) as one of the top 10 Fastest Growing EHR/EMR solutions in 2017. Insight Success is a business platform which focuses on creating outlets for business professionals to discuss their

2017 EHR Mental Health FrontRunner

By: Julia Smith June 16th, 2017 For the second month in a row, RxNT is a 2017 FrontRunner for EMR Mental Health software by Software Advice. This list of software vendors was generated by more than 150 users end reviews of

RxNT Releases Android E-Prescribing App with New Capabilities and a Revolutionary New Interface

  Annapolis, MD |  June 14th, 2017 RxNT, a software solutions provider for the ambulatory healthcare industry, announced the launch of its improved Android e-Prescribing application. The enhancements of this eRx app aim to make electronic prescribing easier for the

Maine Up Next to Battle Opioid Abuse with EPCS

By: David Gutierrez June 8th, 2017 As opioid abuse grows in epidemic proportions, no state is immune to its tragic effects – including Maine. In 2016, Surescripts reported overdose related deaths increased by 40% from the previous year. The good

Top 30 Most Influential Entrepreneurs of 2017 – Randy Boldyga

June 1st, 2017 RxNT’s Founder, President, and CEO, Randy Boldyga has been selected for the cover and feature article of Insight Success. This publication is a business platform which focuses on creating outlets for business professionals to discuss their experiences,

RxNT 2017 EHR FrontRunner

March 3rd, 2017 RxNT is a 2017 FrontRunner for EMR software by Software Advice. Gartner Methodology defines a Frontrunner as, “a data-driven assessment of a vendor’s product to determine which ones offer the best capability and value for small businesses.”

[Electronic Health Records] – Necessities Within Your EHR

By: Kelsey Moss March 24, 2017 The use of electronic health records (EHR) has become a critical issue in healthcare as a result of Meaningful Use requirements. At the end of 2015, Health IT reported that 86.9% of office-based physicians

E-prescribing Reduces Diabetes-Related Adverse Drug Events

March 24th, 2017 By: David Gutierrez According to research published in Medical Care, the use of electronic prescriptions with diabetes patients is associated with positive patient outcomes.  In the observational study, researchers found that the use of e-prescribing is associated

10 Fastest Growing Healthcare Companies in 2017

By: Alanna Diffendal March 10th, 2017 The Silicon Review, a news source focused on leadership, business, technology and news, announced their “10 Fastest Growing Healthcare Companies” of 2017. RxNT joins this year’s list with 9 other companies that are not

4 Warning Signs to Switch From Your Current EHR

By: Alanna Diffendal February 24, 2017 There is an uncertain line between knowing when it’s time to switch to a new EHR or to stay with your existing solution. Luckily, for all the practices in this unclear space, Health Data

5 Things to Consider in a Medical Billing Solution

By: Kelsey Moss February 16th, 2017 The complexities surrounding effective billing for your office might seem daunting, but it shouldn’t be. You just haven’t found the right solution that can make it effective billing in-house happen. Everything from procedure codes

Medical Billing: What’s Right For You?

By: Alanna Diffendal February 15th, 2017 Many factors affect a practice’s decision on whether to outsource billing or handle it in-house. When evaluating these options, a practice needs to first answer 3 questions: What is the size of your practice? What

MIPS

By: Alanna Diffendal December 28, 2016 It’s safe to say the MIPS was not designed to be clearly understood the first time you read it…or even the second time. The CMS created MIPS with the intention for practices to successfully

MACRA Final Rule

By: Kelsey Moss October 28, 2017 CMS has recently released MACRA’s final rule for the newest Quality Payment Program, which begins January 1, 2017. The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act will take the place of the EHR Incentive Program

[Update]- iOS e-Prescribing Application

By: Alanna Diffendal October 25, 2016 RxNT released an updated version of the already popular iOS application for e-Prescribing controlled and non-controlled substances. The updated app allows doctors to mimic the same functionalities that RxNT|eRx has on their desktop to their smart phone. RxNT’s

Maine, Get Your E-Prescriber Ready!

By: Kelsey Moss September 29, 2016 Get your e-Prescribing solution ready because beginning in July of 2017 the state of Maine is mandating that all prescriptions for controlled substances are electronically transmitted, in efforts to prevent opiate abuse. Maine’s Governor

Only 50% of Physicians Know This…

By: Alanna Diffendal September 22, 2016 Believe it or not, only 50% of physicians surveyed have heard of MACRA (Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act). Many underlying issues arise with this scary statistic especially when MACRA will be effective by

RxNT & IMO: ePrescribing and ICD-10 Coding Webinar

By: Alanna Diffendal September 7, 2016 Join RxNT and IMO on September 14th at 12:00 PM EST as they host a dual-webinar to show the functionality of IMO’s ICD-10 drill down technology within RxNT’s ePrescribing Solution. The CMS set an

Convenience of Mobile e-Prescribing for Hospice

By: Maxfield Rodriguez August 17, 2016 If you are a physician working in hospice care and do not utilize mobile e-Prescribing, you know the challenges of getting prescriptions to a patient conveniently, efficiently and securely. For many physicians, the workflow

E-Prescribing of Controlled Substances is Legal in All 50 States

By: Jessica Foglesong August 10, 2016 All too often, physicians respond with disbelief when told for the first time that controlled medications (yes, even C-IIs) can be sent electronically. The response is often, “I can’t send controlled medications electronically in

[Update] ICD-10 Grace Period is Coming to an End

By: Heather DeCarlo August 9, 2016 On October 2016, the ICD-10 grace period is coming to an end and an additional 5,000 codes will be added. A blog released by RxNT in early January titled  “Providers Are Not Out of

Addressing Hospices’ Biggest Challenge

August 4th, 2016 By: Kelsey Moss One of the biggest challenges for Hospice staff is transmitting a prescription to the pharmacy for a controlled medication. All 50 states have legalized the certification of electronic prescribing of controlled substances (EPCS), but

5 Ways Value-Based Payment Model Impacts the Healthcare Industry

By: Elizabeth Smith. July 27, 2016 The impacts of value-based reimbursement are plentiful in the healthcare industry as a result of government regulations. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) requires 50% of payments to be value-based by 2018.

3 Benefits of Automated Patient Appointment Reminders

By: Elizabeth Smith. July 19, 2016 Patient appointment reminders may not appear to be a vital component of a small to mid size practice at first glance. However, with a closer look the benefits of patient appointment reminders are evident.

MIPS or APMs? Do You Know Which You Need?

By: Alanna Diffendal. July 12, 2016 The Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and Alternative Payment Models (API) are new incentive programs the Center for Medicaid and Medicare Services(CMS) has proposed following the creation of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization

Electronic Prior Authorization Automates Workflow

By: Kelsey Moss. July 6, 2016 Tired of spending time chasing down prior authorizations? The headache has ended! Electronic Prior Authorization (EPA) automates the process of prior authorizations so physicians can submit requests in real-time. This means the era of

Electronic Health Records Sweep The Nation

By: Elizabeth Smith. July 5, 2016 As the healthcare industry continues to evolve, it is important for physicians to stay ahead of the curve with the latest EHR technology. In fact, The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information

RCM: 8 Strategies to Avoid Claim Denials

By: Elizabeth Smith. June 30, 2016 Revenue cycle management, RCM, is an important aspect of any medical practice, yet, it is not uncommon for your billing staff to read the phrase “CLAIM DENIED” on a daily basis. Overtime, practices become

EHR Incentive Program: Reward Your Practice

By: Alanna Diffendal. July 1, 2016 The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) began an incentive program in 2009 to encourage and reward physicians for adopting and successfully  utilizing an Electronic Health Record (EHR) Solution. Since the inception of

The US Justice Department Announces Largest Takedown of Fraudulent Medical Billing

By: Elizabeth Smith. June 23, 2016 Story Highlight: 301 individuals are charged with approximately $900 million worth of false billing involving Medicare and Medicaid. Wednesday, June 22nd 2016, The Justice Department announced the charging of medical personnel across the country

Healthcare Solutions: How to Resolve Unintended Industry Consequences

By: Elizabeth Smith June 21, 2016 Why should your medical practice suffer the unintended consequences of government laws and regulations, curtailing coveted time that should be spent with patients? As the healthcare industry continues to evolve, physicians face an abundance

The Days of Phone Tag Are Over!

By: Kelsey Moss July 6, 2016 Whether you’re scheduling for multiple offices with dozens of physicians or for a solo practitioner, you are going to desire an efficient and reliable solution so that you are able to  spend more time

Practice Management Solutions- The Key to Unlocking Your Practice’s Potential

By: Elizabeth Smith. June 7, 2016 When managing your medical practice, it is beneficial to review the business and technical aspects in order to increase productivity and efficiency. The American Medical Association (AMA) states that it is important for physicians to have a

Electronic Health Records: The Future of Genetic Research

By: Elizabeth Smith. June 3, 2016 21st century medicine is transforming as we know it. This past Tuesday, the Department of Health and Human Services announced that nearly every hospital across the country has adopted the use of certified Electronic

Meaningful Use Making it’s Paperless Debut

By: Alanna Diffendal. June 2, 2016 Meaningful Use has certainly stirred up the healthcare industry and is igniting a flame to push physicians to utilize electronic records, which Creating the Paperless Physician Office drove home. With advancements in technology and

Time to Move Forward With PM

By: Elizabeth Smith. May 26, 2016 In the medical field, ranging from psychiatrists to oncologists, physicians aspire to provide their patients with the most effective and efficient medical care. However, too often doctors are tasked with managing administrative duties when

The Leap of Faith is Paying Off With E-Prescribing

By: Elizabeth Smith. May 19, 2016 Physicians and legislators have questioned whether or not the New York I-Stop (Internet System for Tracking Over Prescribing) and e-prescribing mandate will serve as a positive impact for the local community. With e-prescribing, physicians are

Smart Decision Guide to Medical Practice Management Solutions

By: Alanna Diffendal May 12, 2016 RxNT is featured in Starfleet Research’s 2016 Smart Decision Guide to Medical Practice Management Solutions. In this guide, readers will learn all the necessary steps to take when considering a Practice Management solution. From

Wake Up America! Let’s End This Epidemic.

By: Kelsey Moss May 5, 2016 Wake up, America. The prescription drug abuse epidemic is taking the lives of people way too quickly. According to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, in 2014 there were over 25,000 deaths caused prescription

Maine is Up Next!

April 21st, 2016 By: Alanna Diffendal.  Maine is officially the second state to mandate e-Prescribing in the hopes of reducing drug addiction and abuse. By January 2017, all physicians are required to enter prescriptions for controlled substances into the Prescription

RxNT Partners with CoverMyMeds for Electronic Prior Authorization

April 12, 2016 RxNT, a leader in innovative healthcare solutions for today’s ambulatory practices and CoverMyMeds, the nation’s largest electronic prior authorization platform, announced today a partnership to provide electronic prior authorization (ePA) functionality within RxNT|EHR, RxNT’s electronic health records

Prevent Prescribing Deadly Medications

By: Alanna Diffendal April 8, 2016 Dr. Leana S. Wen, Health Commissioner for the city of Baltimore, used her personal experience to emphasize the fact that doctors can unknowingly prescribe lethal combinations of drugs without realizing the effects in her

Why New York Took a Leap of Faith

By: Alanna Diffendal April 1, 2016 Many prescribers view the New York State E-Prescribing Mandate as unnecessary and do not understand how the New York Government could pass such legislation. The legislation calls for all prescriptions of non-controlled and controlled

Superbills and Fee Tickets – We’ve Come a Long Way, Baby! Have You?

By: Heather DeCarlo March 24, 2016 Sometimes people cringe at the mere thought of change, especially when it comes to technology that can affect a provider’s bottom line.  The past few years, there has been a lot of change in

New York: Demanding Better Care

By: Tom Collinson This coming Sunday, March 27th, with limited exceptions, physicians must electronically send their orders directly to pharmacies, otherwise they face the possibility of fines, license loss or even jail. While New York’s mandate may seem harsh, the

E-Prescribing: Welcoming An Old Friend into New York

By: Tom Collinson In less than two weeks, New York will require all prescriptions to be written electronically and transmitted to pharmacies with few exceptional cases. Understandably, physicians are focused on the fact that compliance is a duty, and not a right,

FHIR Set to Change Healthcare’s Future

By: Alanna Diffendal March 17, 2016 Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) is a phrase flooding the healthcare IT world. The goal of this new technology is to broaden data capturing and sharing capabilities and gradually replace HL7 standards to drive

Writing a Prescription vs. e-Prescribing: Patient Safety

By: Heather DeCarlo March 10, 2016 On August 28, 2015, Vermont became the 50th and final state to approve electronic prescribing and the dispensing of Controlled Substances (E-Prescribing of Controlled Substances Now Legal Nationwide). As the fight against prescription drug

Don’t Fear Your Doctor, Trust Electronic Health Records

By: Alanna Diffendal March 9, 2016 Before the technological advancements in healthcare IT, Doctors were forced to document all patient records by hand. Since the dawning of a new era, Electronic Health Records with patient portals have flourished as a

Hang on to Your Money! Did you Know About the Mysterious ICD-10 Grace Period? But What Does This Mean for You…

February 26, 2016 A blog released by RxNT in early January titled  “Providers Are Not Out of the Woods From ICD-10 Transition”  suggested that it may be too early to determine the true financial impact from the industry’s replacement of the 30-year

Choosing a Software Vendor can be like Comparing Apples to Oranges…

By: Heather DeCarlo January 17, 2018 We all know apples and oranges are both fruits.  We also know that apples and oranges are round. Looks like a consistent comparison so far, right?  Now you’re probably starting to think of the

RxNT Webinars

February 16, 2016 Join us for RxNT’s upcoming webinars. This month RxNT will highlight our Practice Management, Scheduler and E-Prescribing Solution in separate webinars. Reserve your seat now, as spots are quickly filling up! An RxNT Team Member will demonstrate the

Are Your Social Media Posts HIPAA-compliant?

By: Alanna Diffendal Did you know that 93% of marketers use Social Media to promote businesses and gain customers? The Healthcare Industry is no different. Doctor’s offices are moving to social media not only as a way to draw in

RxNT Tech Center Enhances Learning Opportunities

By: Alanna Diffendal February 10, 2016 In mid Novemeber, RxNT’s President & CEO Randy Boldyga along with his wife, Claudia, generously donated to the Severn School to enhance the student’s learning opportunity. With the RxNT Tech Center, students have the

Meaningful Use…It Ain’t Over ‘Till It’s Over!

By: Heather DeCarlo February 8, 2016 Don’t pack away your blood pressure cuffs just yet!  In a tweet heard around the U.S., Acting Administrator for the Center for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) Andy Slavitt posted: In 2016, MU as

Scribes: A Second Brain

By: Alanna Diffendal February 5, 2016 Have you ever wanted someone to record your words as you say them, completely eliminating the daunting task of writing everything down? With hand written documentation becoming obsolete, Doctors are becoming more creative as

RxNT Named to the “25 Most Promising Health Care Service Providers – 2016”

By: Alanna Diffendal 25 Most Promising Healthcare Service Providers 2016 February 1, 2016 Outsourcing Gazette announced their list of the “25 Most Promising Healthcare Service Providers 2016”. They know that CIOs often have trouble finding a healthcare service that can

There’s a Code For That!

By: Heather DeCarlo January 15, 2016 On October 1, 2015, the U.S. Healthcare Industry transitioned to ICD-10 coding in order to replace the 30-year old ICD-9 coding system. This epic transition seemed to sneak up on everyone, which is why

RxNT’s E-Prescribing Webinars

By: Alanna Diffendal January 14, 2016 After much success, RxNT is continuing to offer E-Prescribing Webinars to assist New York Prescribers. Webinars will be held on: Wednesday, March 16th at 4 PM Friday, March 18th at 3 PM Tuesday, March

EPCS Adoption: Making the Digital Transition

December 30, 2015 In March 2010, the DEA mandated a two-factor authentication requirement to enable providers to electronically prescribe controlled substances (EPCS). This means providers need two safeguards to ensure that their scripts are valid and accepted by pharmacies. One

Electronic Health Records Set to Revolutionize the Healthcare Industry

By: Alanna Diffendal December 22, 2015 Electronic Health Records Solutions (EHR) have an enormous potential to revolutionize the healthcare industry, from the way Doctors record medical information to hospitals being able to see how often their ER patients are returning.

Meaningful Use & PQRS 2015 Deadline On The Horizon – It’s Not Too Late to Participate!

By: Alanna Diffendal December 17, 2015 As 2015 is coming to a close, Providers are scrambling to make sense of the latest Meaningful Use (MU) modifications that were finalized on October 6, 2015. Eligible Professionals (EP) who may have previously

Providers Are Not Out of the Woods From ICD-10 Transition

By: Heather DeCarlo December 11, 2015 On October 1, 2015, the U.S. Healthcare Industry transitioned to ICD-10 coding in order to replace the 30-year old ICD-9 coding system. While we are two months into the ICD-10 conversion, it may be

RxNT Named to “50 Most Promising Healthcare Tech Solution Providers 2015”

December 8, 2015 RxNT has been named to the “50 Most Promising Healthcare Tech Solution Providers of 2015” by CIO Review. With core values that deliver a high quality product at the lowest cost, physicians have the ability to streamline

Meaningful Use and PQRS Reporting Updates

By: Heather DeCarlo December 1, 2015 On October 6, 2015, The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) finalized modifications to Meaningful Use (MU) reporting for all Eligible Professionals (regardless of they are Stage 1 or Stage 2 participants) who

RxNT Releases Android E-Prescribing Application to Enhance Customer Experience

December 01, 2015 RxNT, an innovative software solutions provider for the ambulatory healthcare industry announced today the launch of its latest mobile ePrescribing application. Less than one year ago, RxNT introduced the first EPCS-certified ePrescribing application for Android devices to

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