The ICD-10 delay that went into effect earlier this month won't be a total "killer" for implementation of the more advanced coding set, according to a Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services representative speaking to members of the American Health Information Management Association on Wednesday.
The latest delay to the ICD-10 transition will be both disruptive and costly for healthcare delivery innovation and must not last beyond a year, says a coalition of healthcare organizations, including the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives and the American Health Information Management Association.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has issued guidance to help eligible hospitals and eligible professionals who are part of larger entities or who practice in multiple locations and participate in the Meaningful Use program.
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President Barack Obama on Tuesday signed H.R. 4302, which was just passed through the Senate Monday, implementing a 12-month patch to the sustainable growth rate payment formula that will prevent deep Medicare payment cuts for physicians and delaying ICD-10 until at least October 1, 2015.
Federal efforts to define and advance telehealth are certainly a work in progress as nationwide and state-based laws are developed. A new study explores seven unique definitions of telehealth in current use across the U.S. government.
Implementation of ICD-10 will be delayed by at least one more year after the Senate voted, 64-35, Monday evening to approve a temporary, 12-month patch to the sustainable growth rate payment formula that will prevent deep Medicare payment cuts.
The CEO of Madison Parish Hospital in Tallulah, La., is in prison for healthcare fraud, but the facility he ran may have to foot the bill for his misdeeds, the Monroe News-Star reported.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has published the topics it expects to be discussed during the April 30 Medicare Evidence Development Coverage Advisory Committee meeting looking at whether low-dose CT lung cancer screening should be covered by Medicare.
As part of new legislation that would provide a 12-month patch for relief from the sustainable growth rate, implementation of ICD-10 would be delayed until no sooner than Oct. 1, 2015.