MiraMed provides support for Trauma Centers designated by the American College of Surgeons (ACoS), who are qualified as definitive care centers for adult as well as pediatric patients. Our trauma registrars are required to maintain a designation of Certified Specialist in Trauma Registry (CSTR) and Certified Abbreviated Injury Scaling Specialist (CAISS) a trauma scoring system vital to trauma research, as recognition of their knowledge of basic trauma registry.A CSTR is a valuable asset to the functionality of an efficient trauma program; their contribution to abstract trauma injuries at a designated trauma center contributes to the information used nationwide to improve overall patient safety and care. This data is collected by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for performance improvement and patient safety monitoring.
MiraMed employs Trauma Registrars with the dedication and commitment to work remotely or onsite. Our consultants exhibit professionalism, experience and the ability to abstract cases with a full understanding of inclusion and exclusion criteria in accordance with the standards of National Trauma Data Bank (NTDB). A knowledgeable and credentialed CSTR will have experience with one or more of the four recognized trauma registry software programs to capture and validate essential injury criteria.These professionals have been screened and their certifications, work experience, education and training have been validated. Our competitive salaries and benefits provide an environment that fosters a secure workplace with solid staffing, ready to contribute to your program and its success.Call Today! (877) 641-9913 or email us .
MiraMed understands the needs of our clients to have credentialed and experienced registry professionals available. Our support includes operational assessments, elimination of backlogs or assistance in preparation of pristine survey; operating within the standards of the American College of Surgeons, Commission on Cancer (ACo, CoC). MiraMed has built a solid reputation on superior customer service and client satisfaction. We believe that superior customer service begins with the right people and that client satisfaction is maintained with highly trained professional account managers and recruiters who have experience within the health care industry. MiraMed is able to provide onsite and remote Certified Tumor Registrars™ (CTRs) to abstract accurate and timely data collection for our clients. Our team members are committed in keeping current with their continuing education regimen in the areas of:
Our consultants provide leverage to our clients’ programs by keeping up-to-date with the latest information from the CoC, NCRA, NAACCR and State/Local registries.
Remote abstracting is a convenient and cost effective solution to meet each one of our client’s cancer registry demands. While our client’s core team continues to manage their day-to-day operations, our remote abstractors will supplement current staff by assisting in:
We provide a tailored solution for each client’s organizational needs. Our staff is tested and monitored to ensure that productivity and national workload standards of quality are achieved; these include:
HCC Coding Hierarchical Condition Categories, referred to as HCC, is a method of maximizing services to patients while receiving additional revenue to cover such services. HCC incorporates clinical documentation, coding, auditing and reimbursement. Leaving a diagnosis under documented, not substantiated or not coded could result in loss of thousands of dollars per patient. When implemented correctly, the benefits impact the patient, the organization and the healthcare community.
Payers reimburse hospitals and providers a flat-fee per patient, known as capitation. With HCC, in addition to the flat fee, for management of designated chronic diseases, payers increase reimbursement for the care and treatment of such diseases. This is referred to as “volume-to-value” and by 2020 will be the way in which 80% of contracts across all payers are designed. It is still referred to as a “risk-based agreement” because the provide shoulders rendering services, properly documenting and coding to achieve an increased fee to cover the additional services patients require to improve conditions such as laboratory, screenings and additional office visits, all ultimately resulting in less medications and hospitalizations.
MMGS provides the following additional steps to ensure the most complete HCC Coding and the greatest opportunity for reimbursement for clients:
The MiraMed team simply becomes an extension of the hospital’s or health network’s staff, making the implementation seamless and effective. Engaging every step of the way is the MiraMed specialty.
We are proud of what MiraMed has become by focusing on what's relevant today. More importantly, we're thrilled about our company's prospects for the future as we continue to uncover new opportunities.