July 24, 2014 - In preparation for ICD-10, the federal government developed GEMs, a translation tool to aid in converting data from ICD-9 to 10, and vice versa. But leaders of outsourced coding, auditing and consulting services firm HRS say the tool has limitations and its use should be carefully considered.
July 23, 2014 - Two court rulings issued this week taking opposing views on the legality of subsidies granted to individuals who enroll in the public healthcare exchanges have the potential to further delay the employer mandate, say some legal experts.
My Two Cents
May 1, 2011 - Some providers aggressively promote their I.T. capabilities, while others take a more subtle approach.
April 20, 2011 -
The attestation process for applying for Stage 1 meaningful use EHR incentive payments began Monday, April 18. Theres a lot of money on the line, and a lot of questions about how to use the online attestation system and report core and alternative MU measures.
On Wednesday, April 20, Travis Broome, special assistant to the consortium administrator at The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and Jessica Kahn, director of Health I.T. at CMS, walked through the attestation module.