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By Jeff Lagasse 04:42 pm March 31, 2016
The organization’s 2015 Index found that the U.S. is still spending unnecessary but significant sums of money on manual transactions when the technology is available to handle those electronically. 
John Freedman, MD, president of Freedman Healthcare, will lead a session intended to shed light on what APCDs are and where they’re headed in the future.
By Diana Manos 03:08 pm February 18, 2016
All but seven U.S. states have either passed or are working on legislation that would establish a state-sponsored, all-payer claims database – and that’s among the reasons these databases are in the spotlight for their promise to improve the way providers and insurance companies manage patient populations.
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By Healthcare Finance Staff 10:26 am December 08, 2015
As healthcare and technology professionals gather to share strategies for optimizing revenue cycle management in a challenging and fast-changing reimbursement environment, Healthcare IT News' sister publication Healthcare Finance offers live updates.
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By Jessica Davis 09:44 am December 04, 2015
Triple-S Management Corporation has agreed to settle potential HIPAA violations with the U.S. Department of Health and Human services to the tune of $3.5 million, after repeatedly failing to put safeguards in place for its beneficiaries' PHI.
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By Bernie Monegain 09:32 am November 05, 2015
IASIS Healthcare will roll out an integrated system for its clinical and financial records from health IT giant Cerner.
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By Linda Girgis, MD 05:55 pm October 07, 2015
One doctor's first week of coding under the new classification system has been frustrating, to say the least. She shares her experience and looks at new fears on the immediate horizon.
Look back
By Tom Sullivan 05:00 pm October 02, 2015
The code set conversion has been a long time coming. Let's take a look back across the years at some of the most important aspects along the way.
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By Bernie Monegain 10:42 am September 30, 2015
AHIMA CEO Lynne Thomas Gordon says she's confident the transition that begins Thursday will go off with few, if any, glitches. As she sees it, all of healthcare will be better for it.
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By Mike Miliard 10:26 am September 30, 2015
As ICD-10 looms, value-based reimbursement remains clouded in uncertainty and many technology vendors under-deliver on their promises, more and more hospitals are outsourcing their revenue cycle management processes.
Spotlights
By Bernie Monegain 09:04 am September 29, 2015
We highlight six of the most talked about new products on display and available for demo at the 2015 AHIMA Convention and Exhibit.

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