Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

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By Tom Sullivan 07:12 pm April 14, 2015
The healthcare industry is now closer than it's ever been to an ICD-10 compliance deadline -- if only in calendar days.
CMS building
By Henry Powderly 06:47 pm April 14, 2015
Innovation is driving a significant amount of change in the healthcare industry, Patrick Conway, Deputy Administrator for Innovation and Quality and Chief Medical Officer at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services said on Tuesday, putting the onus on providers to take action or fall behind.
Jon White
By Mike Miliard 06:45 pm April 14, 2015
Jon White, MD, acting deputy national coordinator for health IT, has been coming to the HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition since 2004. Back then, the Office of the National Coordinator didn't even yet exist.
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By Mike Miliard 06:47 pm April 13, 2015
If Robert Anthony had his choice, "it wouldn't be called the Stage 3 meaningful use regulation," he said at HIMSS15 on Monday.
close up on doctor using laptop
By Henry Powderly 02:48 pm April 13, 2015
Change is coming to Stage 2 Meaningful Use, officials from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services said Monday, as a new rule aims to cut back on redundancies and solve a few headaches healthcare providers have expressed over the program.
Network
By Chris Anderson 12:28 pm April 10, 2015
The community enables clinicians and researchers to share best practices, data and dashboards with an approach officials describe as "very different" than what others are currently doing.
Bridge
By John Andrews 08:06 am April 09, 2015
Tools to support chronic care management services can be part of a broad transition to value-based reimbursement.
Docs and execs
By Bernie Monegain 11:07 am April 08, 2015
Rival EHR giants Cerner Corporation and Epic Systems have joined iPatientCare as CMS Designated Test EHR Program participants.
Boxing gloves
By Bernie Monegain 10:39 am April 02, 2015
A report from the Office of the Inspector General at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and a sentinel alert from the Joint Commission issued in succession this week hit patient safety hard.
detective
By Erin McCann 11:08 am April 01, 2015
The Office of Inspector General is once again calling out CMS for failing to adequately address fraud vulnerabilities in electronic health records.

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