11:27 AM

The American Medical Association (AMA) started a busy week for letter writing.

10:59 AM

Because you're not going to start the Fourth of July weekend without finding out if you missed any ICD-10 or HIPAA 5010 news, I offer this week's roundup.

09:09 AM

Yogi Berra is credited with saying "deja vu all over again." Even if that's one of the things he said that he never said, it's an apt description of the Week in Review column.

09:44 AM

I need to correct an earlier post and apologize for misleading you.

09:28 AM

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released two tip sheets this week.

09:11 AM

The American Medical Association has taken the next step in its vigorous opposition to ICD-10 implementation.

09:43 AM

I can admit I have a different way of looking at things. And sometimes different means wrong.

09:50 AM

When the Deartment of Health and Human Services (HHS) considered the impact of delaying ICD-10 implementation, I wonder if it considered that more time would give everyone more time to plan and attend ICD-10 conferences.

Checklist
09:46 AM

As the Oct. 1 compliance date looms, the American Hospital Association has published a new ICD-10 checklist, laying out key steps to keep hospitals on track for a successful transition to the new code set.

02:14 PM

Healthcare payers seem to be OK with the ICD-10 transition. Sure payers may be a bit challenged by the complexity of ICD-10 compliance but they seem to be on board.

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