By Jim Tate 08:05 am November 06, 2014
Two surprising examples of audits being successfully appealed and then later without warning reopened and denied shine a light on why providers need a lot more information about the inner workings of the whole process.
By Tom Sullivan 05:00 pm November 05, 2014
Although he appeared pragmatic enough to say he will listen to Republican suggestions on the Affordable Care Act, the President said he will not overturn key pieces that threaten to undermine the law.
By Carl Natale 08:08 am November 05, 2014
Between the lines of the American Medical Association’s ongoing vigorous opposition to the new code sets was a rather shocking revelation that perhaps it seems some benefits, after all.
By Frank Irving 11:29 am November 04, 2014
While data analytics are scaling down toward even smaller providers,the rubber may meet the road with ICD-10 and the drive to improve the overall claims management process.
By Carl Natale 10:15 am November 04, 2014
I'm all for finding ways to use ICD-10 codes to solve the world's problems. But I'm not sure it's the right tool for the fight against Ebola.
By Jeff Rowe 07:13 am November 03, 2014
The authors of a new report make several recommendations that seek to shake up both the British healthcare sector and the way healthcare organizations of all types approach the subject of “change.”
By Frank Irving 09:33 am October 31, 2014
This year's Medical Group Management Association conference included discussions of systems integration, technology funding and, of course, interoperability. Here's what I learned making the rounds.
By Jeff Rowe 08:34 am October 31, 2014
EHRs have been weathering a bit of criticism lately, though not always fairly. But as some stakeholders see it, part of the problem may be that EHRs "are becoming the central hub for all clinical, administrative and quality aspects of healthcare."
By Edmund Billings, MD 01:05 pm October 30, 2014
Take a step back from the challenges that surround health information technology interoperability and you will recognize that market forces and a desperately fragmented healthcare system make hospitals and vendors act the way we do.
By Eric Wicklund 08:04 am October 30, 2014
The search giant is working on miniaturized, magnetic particles that could be used to detect cancer and other health issues. Eerie.

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