Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

By Mike Miliard 10:06 am 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.
War Room
By Tom Sullivan 07:56 am October 01, 2015
Healthcare IT News reached out to a broad swath of the industry to learn about what consultants, hospitals and vendors are doing on ICD-10 day.
US Capitol
By Susan Morse 11:19 am September 28, 2015
Whether the looming government shutdown happens or not, healthcare's conversion to ICD-10 will continue, according to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
Patient on gurney
By Bernie Monegain 08:46 am September 28, 2015
CMS has allocated $110 million in Affordable Care Act funding to 17 national, regional, or state hospital associations and health system organizations to continue efforts in reducing preventable hospital-acquired conditions and readmissions.
Chanin Wendling
By Erin McCann 06:59 am September 22, 2015
Looking to move forward with a patient engagement initiative? Best to talk with the folks who have been ahead of the game for some time. Geisinger Health System's Chanin Wendling is one of those people.
US Senate
By Bernie Monegain 07:25 am September 17, 2015
Republican Tennessee Sen. Lamar Alexander is calling for a delay until Jan. 1, 2017, for putting into effect the final rules for Stage 3 of the federal government's EHR Incentive Program.
By Bernie Monegain 11:07 am September 16, 2015
In a review of 20 of 62 contracts awarded for the development, implementation and operation of, the HHS Office of the Inspector General found the supervision of contractors on the job to be sorely lacking.
US Captiol
By Tom Sullivan 08:04 am September 09, 2015
HIMSS officials plan to share the three "asks" with Congress during National Health IT Week in early October.
ICD-10 Treasure map
By Tom Sullivan 07:51 am September 08, 2015
Even though it has felt, perhaps, as if the opposite was true for several years, hospitals and medical practices are captains of their own ICD-10 ships -- a fact that's more apparent now, literally days from shore, than ever before.
Passing the baton
By Mike Miliard 12:52 pm September 04, 2015
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has handed the baton to the Office of Management and Budget, as the rules for Stage 3 meaningful use and the modifications to Stage 2 inch closer to finalization.

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