October 09, 2015
A federal partnership with seven health systems is testing whether a new payment model that supports telemedicine can be used to reduce hospitalizations of long-term residents in nursing homes.
October 07, 2015
Not all healthcare organizations are as prepared for ICD-10 as they should be. And a lot of it comes down to not having enough skilled coding professionals to go around.
October 01, 2015
There's a lot still to know about how ICD-10 will play out, but one thing seems clear: Even the most well-prepared health organization, with the most well-oiled technology and well-rested staff, can probably expect to see at least a minor hiccup in performance.
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.
September 29, 2015
A group of individuals has slapped two D.C. hospitals with a class action lawsuit, alleging that their charges for requesting medical records -- ranging from $1,168 to $2,500 -- violate state and federal regulations.
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.
September 25, 2015
The new BCBS Axis now compiles detailed data on more than 2.3 billion procedures from all 36 independent Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies, representing some $350 billion in annual claims. The aim? Better outcomes at lower cost.
September 24, 2015
The October 1 deadline is really just the beginning. As ICD-10 coding gets underway in earnest next month, there will be plenty of questions that need answering for providers nationwide. AHIMA wants to help.
September 23, 2015
Thanks to a new medical school, an established high-tech community, and support from a couple of strong flagship IT companies, Austin's healthcare technology community appears poised for solid growth.
September 11, 2015
Officials at St. Paul, Minnesota-based 3M Health Information Systems announced this week that they were strongly considering putting its health IT business up for sale.