CMS News Update: ICD-10

July 31, 2014

News Updates | July 31, 2014 Deadline for ICD-10 allows health care industry ample time to prepare for change Deadline set for October 1, 2015 The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a rule finalizing Oct. 1, 2015 as the new compliance date for health care providers, health plans, and health care […]

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ICD-10 Compliance

May 7, 2014

ICD-10 Compliance Date On April 1, 2014 the Protecting Access to medicare Act of 2014 (PAMA)(Pub. L. No. 113-93) was enacted, which said that the Secretary may not adopt ICD-10 prior to October 1, 2015.  Accordingly, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services expects to release an interim final rule in the near future […]

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CMS has created “Road to 10” to help you jump start the transition to ICD-10.

March 17, 2014

Road to 10: The Small Physician Practice’s Route to ICD-10 To get started and learn more about ICD-10, navigate through the links on the left side of the page. If you’re ready to start building an action plan, select the BUILD YOUR ACTION PLAN box (read more…).

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Study of Duplicate CT Scans Show Promise of Health Information Exchange

February 21, 2014

Conservative estimate shows a potential savings of $1.3 million to Western New York’s health system Executive Summary HEALTHeLINK works with health care providers throughout Western New York to help enhance patient outcomes and control costs through the utilization of a health information exchange (HIE). Through the HIE, providers can see what tests have been performed […]

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Santa Cruz HIE Making the Headlines on Patient Engagement

December 13, 2013

National Association for Trusted Exchange on Fast Track to Facilitate Electronic Clinical Data Exchange Between Patients and Providers.  The project, underway in California, Alaska and Oregon, is working to overcome physicians’ concern that so-called “patient mediated exchange” may not be complete or accurate. It is aimed at ensuring that providers can successfully transfer medical data […]

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