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Apr 20, 2012 | Bernie Monegain
HHS settles with an Arizona physicians' practice for $100,000 over their failure to adequately protect patient health records.
Apr 10, 2012 | Kelsey Brimmer
A proposed rule that would establish a unique health plan identifier under HIPAA and would implement several administrative simplification…
Apr 10, 2012 | Chris Anderson
A remote patient monitoring and care management program implemented by Geisinger Health Plan using technology provided by AMC Health has shown a 44…
Apr 09, 2012 | Greg Reid
Recent public comment on changes to the guidelines on the 2010 Affordable Care Act’s physician payments provision, the so-called Sunshine Act,…
Apr 09, 2012 | Stephanie Bouchard
About six years ago, Anne Peters, MD, an internist practicing in southern California, started receiving calls from doctors in her area. They told her their…
Apr 09, 2012 | Tom Sullivan
Citing a CMS survey that found one quarter of providers do not believe they will be ready by October 1, 2013, HHS argues for delaying ICD-10 implementation…
Mar 26, 2012 | Kelsey Brimmer
The Office of Inspector General (OIG) has been cracking down recently on Medicare overpayments to hospitals.
Mar 05, 2012 | Rene Letourneau
Cost overruns on healthcare construction projects can mean big bucks to hospital executives overseeing capital spending. Staying on budget takes a watchful eye…
Feb 29, 2012 | Chris Anderson
A remote monitoring program implemented by Geisinger Health Plan using interactive voice response (IVR) and…
Feb 20, 2012 | Tom Sullivan
At the Healthcare Information Management Systems Society's conference in Las Vegas Monday, AHIMA and HIMSS officials…

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