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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…
Feb 16, 2012 | Tom Sullivan
Tom Sullivan examines the possibility of an ICD-10 delay causing the U.S. to move directly to ICD-11.
Feb 09, 2012 | Rene Letourneau
Roy Snell, CEO of the Heath Care Compliance Association and the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics spoke recently with Healthcare Finance…
Feb 06, 2012 | Stephanie Bouchard
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services needs to strengthen its oversight capacity, according to the Office of Inspector…
Feb 03, 2012 | Diana Manos
The American Medical Association (AMA) urges HHS to put the breaks on ICD-10, while the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)…

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