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Frustrated doctor
By Mike Miliard 10:51 am March 06, 2015
In a letter this week to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, more than 100 medical societies aired "a number of concerns that do not appear to be addressed" as the ICD-10 deadline looms.
King v. Burwell debate photo from Twitter user SEUI.
By Neil Versel 09:50 am March 05, 2015
The oral arguments the U.S. Supreme Court heard Wednesday in King vs. Burwell did not address any health IT provisions of the Affordable Care Act, but the ruling could have far-reaching effects on the future of American healthcare.
Supreme Court
By Healthcare IT News 10:49 am March 04, 2015
Oral arguments begin today in yet another Supreme Court case that could threaten the existence of the Affordable Care Act, challenging the legality of one of its key components.
Calculator and spreadsheet
By Mike Miliard 08:22 am March 03, 2015
After Mike Simms, vice president of revenue cycle for Greensboro, N.C.-based Cone Health, signed on with one RCM vendor, he quickly found himself wishing he'd followed his hunch the first time around.
Marilyn Tavenner
By Mike Miliard 10:33 am February 27, 2015
"CMS is ready for ICD-10," said outgoing Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Administrator Marilyn Tavenner this week, pointing to 660 providers and billing companies that submitted some 15,000 test claims.
Woman raising arms
By Mike Miliard 10:45 am February 24, 2015
Most physician practices are now convinced that the ICD-10 transition will finally happen on Oct. 1, 2015. But just 21 percent say they're on track with their preparations for the switchover.
Counting coins
By Bernie Monegain 11:07 am February 10, 2015
For physicians in small practices, it turns out the cost of moving from ICD-9 to ICD-10 is much less than anticipated, according to a new study released today by the Professional Association of Health Care Office Management.
Rural
By Mike Miliard 11:03 am February 06, 2015
Analytics tools are increasingly being deployed across healthcare, but in few places are investments in those technologies more important than at small and rural hospitals.
By Mike Miliard 03:09 pm January 26, 2015
In what it's calling a 'historic' announcement, the Department of Health and Human Services has set new goals to speed the U.S. healthcare system toward value-based care.
By Healthcare IT News 10:02 am January 21, 2015
If you're a provider or payer with a great story to tell about how you've begun to remake your revenue cycle for healthcare reform, here's your chance to share that success -- and learn from your peers.

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