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The ICD-10 extension: For whatever reasons, Congress did the right thing
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Did you hear the one about the CMS administrator who was asked what it would take to delay the 2014 I  Read »

HIMSS Media postpones ICD-10 Forum
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HIMSS Media is postponing the ICD-10 conference scheduled for June 2-3, 2014 in San Diego, California.  Read »

Leveraging CDS and predictive modeling for effective imaging
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For many years, healthcare providers and payers have sought to rein in the skyrocketing costs of medical imaging procedures through the practice of prior authorization.  Read »

AHIMA demands 2015 start for ICD-10
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The American Health Information Management Association has called for the Department of Health and Human Services to announce Oct.  Read »

What to do about the ICD-10 delay
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Now that medical practices have been legislated a reprieve from ICD-10 implementation, they need to decide what to do next.  Read »

CMS says ICD-10 guidance is coming
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No It's not particularly helpful, but the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has finally addressed the impending ICD-10Read »

CIO wrangles data for first step to ACO
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​Like most CIOs of three-hospital health systems, Karen Bowling has plenty keeping her busy these days. Now there's more to do.  Read »

How to inoculate ICD-10 coding from another delay
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Let's be honest. We shouldn't be surprised that an ICD-10 delay became law. It's a concept that is easier to hate than embrace.  Read »

Whether you are relieved or frustrated by the ICD-10 delay, use the time wisely
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The delay in ICD-10 implementation was met last week with equal parts relief and frustration.  Read »

Who is not prepared for ICD-10? Plenty
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It is now official: you must wait until 2015 to use ICD-10 code W6112XA – struck by macaw.  Read »

 
 

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