September 19, 2016

ICD-10 Grace Period Ends

ICD-10's one-year anniversary is around the corner and so is the end of CMS's first year grace period.  We expect CMS to start taking a closer look at diagnosis coding patterns, particularly the use of the unspecified codes.  This next year, CMS is adding over 1,900 codes, revising 400 codes, and deleting more that 300 codes.  To avoid denials and unanticipated cash flow issues, take time to review the 2017 ICD-10-CM information listed on CMS's website:, become knowledgeable of the updates to your specific specialty, and... Read More...
June 26, 2015

Meaningful Use Hardship Exception: Deadline July 1, 2015

Eligible professionals who believe they have a valid reason to receive an exception from CMS's Meaningful Use Incentive Program for Electronic Health Records (EHR) must submit an exception application by July 1, 2015  to avoid penalties in 2016. The 2016 Hardship Exception Application and instructions for completing the form can be found at this CMS link. To file a hardship exception you must meet one of the following criteria: Lack of infrastructure, which applies to providers in areas without sufficient internet access or who face insurmountable barriers to obtaining infrastructure.... Read More...
April 20, 2015

Introducing PUREDI, formerly AMPM

For nearly two decades, AMPM has been in the business of growing financially successful medical practices.  In order to serve our clients more efficiently and expand our strategic reach, we developed PUREDI, a 100% cloud-based revenue cycle management system.  And now we are changing our company brand to PUREDI. The PUREDI name is derived from our goal of creating a solution that is pure, clean, and simple from a user's perspective, but built on a highly advanced platform.  We know the business of medicine is difficult; with PUREDI we make it easier. As a software and services company, we now... Read More...


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