Government & Policy

By Carl Natale 08:01 am March 09, 2016
It appears that for now one of the most confusing parts about ICD-10 coding is specifying the encounter that the physician has with a patient.
By Bernie Monegain 01:30 pm March 08, 2016
The Patient Safety Movement Foundation intends to foster a marketplace of data analytics to encourage novel uses of health data that will improve patient safety and reduce preventable deaths.
By Tom Sullivan 11:13 am March 04, 2016
Whereas a Democrat would tweak Obamacare while a Republican would probably venture down a new path that relies on tax credits, the former Mass. Governor and presidential nominee said at HIMSS16.
By Chris Nerney 11:09 am March 04, 2016
HHS and ONC have been pushing states and healthcare system stakeholders to improve delivery systems and information sharing.
By Jeff Rowe 11:02 am March 04, 2016
Consultant takes down eight misperceptions about consumerism in healthcare that it claims the industry should dispense with immediately.
By Jack McCarthy 07:41 am February 26, 2016
They argue that delaying passage of the proposed legislation only hinders health IT innovation.
By Jack McCarthy 10:22 am February 23, 2016
From data management to retail delivery platforms to wearables, there is no shortage of innovation in the healthcare sector.
By Carl Natale 12:21 pm February 22, 2016
We're seeing minimal denials and productivity drops but those may be the result of temporary tactics the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services put in place, namely accepting claims in the right family of ICD-10 codes. What's harder to tell is how the payers and providers will fare come Oct. 1, 2016.
By Jeff Rowe 11:19 am February 22, 2016
Simply reframing the way we think about reducing admissions and coordinating care would encourage greater efforts toward those goals.
By Jeff Rowe 03:48 pm February 17, 2016
The new job focuses on identifying patient health goals, ensuring coordination and continuity of care.

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