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Why Encounter Data is More Important Than Ever

Posted by Darryl Low on Apr 18, 2019 11:19:38 AM

Earlier this month, the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced that they will be calculating 2020 risk scores by adding 50% of the risk score using diagnoses from encounter data (supplemented with diagnoses from RAPS inpatient data) and FFS data and 50% of the risk score calculated (using the 2017 CMS-HCC model) using RAPS and FFS diagnoses. This doubles the current percentage of encounter-based risk scores used for the final calculation, meaning every encounter reported up stream will soon be more important than ever.

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Topics: technology

Together, We are Citra: Meet Paul Carr, Senior Director of Customer Support

Posted by Gina D. Ford on Apr 12, 2018 8:29:16 AM

Paul Carr currently serves Citra as our Senior Director of Customer Support. In this role, Paul has direct accountability for leading the team, whose efforts address our clients' support needs every day. Throughout his career, Paul has led global technical operations and service delivery teams in support of Fortune 500 companies operating within the telecommunications, financial services, manufacturing, retail and healthcare industries. Additionally, he holds a BS in Human Resources Management from the University of Massachusetts and an MBA from Bentley University.

Paul moved from the Greater Boston area two years ago and now lives in Portland. His daughters, Paige (26) and Victoria (24), are both PharmD candidates at the Massachusetts School of Pharmacy. His Son Rex (21) is a third year Finance major at Wake Forest University.

When not shoveling snow, Paul enjoys hiking, biking, SCUBA diving and spending quality time at "The Camp" near Lubec, ME.

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Topics: customer centric, customer service, healthcare, technology, services

Together, We are Citra: Meet Rick Walker, Vice President of Client Success

Posted by Gina D. Ford on Feb 28, 2018 10:09:56 AM

Citra’s Client Success Team, led by Rick Walker, provides a designated Client Success Manager who works collaboratively with our clients monitoring needs, setting program and solution objectives, and keeping clients informed of Citra’s growth and development.

We recently sat down with ‘Walker’ (as he is affectionately known at Citra), Vice President of Client Success, and asked him a few questions. Here's what he had to say...

 

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Topics: customer centric, customer service, healthcare, technology, services

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