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April 23, 2014 | Edmund Billings, MD
Did you hear the one about the CMS administrator who was asked what it would take to delay the 2014 ICD-10 implementation deadline? An act of Congress, he smugly replied... More

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April 23, 2014 | Keith W. Boone
I don't know how many times I've been asked that question, or attempted to answer it. The short answer is fairly simple. More
April 22, 2014 | Jeff Rowe
Everyone knows about social media, but what's harder to "know" is what it can do for you, and in this regard healthcare organizations are no different... More
April 18, 2014 | V. Katherine Gray
For many years, healthcare providers have sought to rein in the skyrocketing costs of medical imaging procedures through prior authorization. But new computerized... More
April 17, 2014 | David Harlow
There are innumerable clinical, financial and compliance issues to be concerned about in this watershed era for the American healthcare system. However, do not forget... More
April 16, 2014 | Carl Natale
Now that medical practices have been legislated a reprieve from ICD-10 implementation, they need to decide what to do next. More

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February 17, 2014 | David Karabinos
Although the federal government's meaningful use incentive program has been a driving force for healthcare IT innovation and adoption, it has also been a... More
February 17, 2014 | Carl Natale
There is conventional wisdom that too many ICD-10 codes is going to make it harder for clinicians and medical coders to do their jobs. More
February 13, 2014 | Jeff Rowe
From a business standpoint, one of the more interesting phenomena in healthcare is how the ubiquity of IT is enabling companies not traditionally associated with... More
February 12, 2014 | John Halamka
Readers of my blog know that over the past year, I've written several posts warning about the burden of 2014 certification, the timing overlap of numerous federal... More
February 11, 2014 | Carl Natale
The Medical Group Management Association released a very interesting study last week. They surveyed 570 physician group practices on the state of their ICD-10... More