The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a major milestone in the ongoing effort to thwart healthcare fraud this morning.
Earlier this week, The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the American Medical Association (AMA) announced additional measures designed to ease the transition to ICD-10. The effort includes a one-year grace period which will allow doctors to maintain focus on patients without being distracted by potential cashflow issues.
Looks like the AMA is finally acknowledging what many now see as inevitable - the transition to ICD-10 on October 1, 2015. A joint press release out today shows a new willingness on the part of the AMA to work with CMS on ensuring a successful transition.
The Accenture Healthcare IT Vision 2015 reveals five key trends shaping the healthcare industry: The Internet of Me, Outcome Economy, Platform (R)evolution, Intelligent Enterprise and Workforce Reimagined.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is stepping up their marketing efforts for ICD-10. A new campaign has been promoting 5 steps to “Quick Start” your transition to ICD-10. The message - it’s not too late to be ready October 1st. The ICD-10 Quick Start Guide, which can be found on cms.gov/icd10, outlines a five step process for getting ready for the deadline. 1. Make a plan 2. Train Your Staff 3.
Federal programs offering financial incentives to physicians who adopt electronic health record solutions have boosted the number of participants who use them, Weill Cornell Medical College researchers found in a new study.