CMSOn February 17, through a Federal Register notice CMS announced it will push back finalizing its February 16, 2012  proposed rule concerning the reporting and returning of Medic

ICD 10 Codes for Dermatologists. We offer a continuing series targeting specialty-specific ICD 10 codes for psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis, dermatitis and all things Dermatology-related.

Supreme Court SealOn March 4, Supreme Court justices will hear oral arguments in King v. Burwell in the latest legal challenge to the Affordable Care Act. Let's start with the basics, King vs. Burwell does NOT challenge the constitutionality of the health law.

Gastroenterology: Continuing our series on ICD-10-CM basics we are offering high-level primers to illustrate the differences on specific documentation requirements for various specialties.

CMSIn a CMS Daily Bulletin, CMS Announced an extension for physicians to attest Meaningful Use. Contents of the bulletin are included below.

New EHR Attestation Deadline for Medicare Eligible Professionals: March 20, 2015

Ophthalmology: Continuing our series on ICD-10-CM basics we are offering high-level primers to illustrate the differences on specific documentation requirements for various specialties.

ICD 10 Codes for OB-GYN. We offer a continuing series targeting specialty-specific ICD 10 codes for pregnancy, vaginal delivery and all things OB-GYN.

shoppingcartCMS reported last week an estimated 11.4 million Americans gained coverage (selected a plan or were automatically re-enrolled) through HealthCare.gov (8.6 million of the total) or one of the 14 state- based marketplaces (another 2.8 million). This easily exceeds the target from HHS of 9.0 million to 9.9 million.

In a webinar hosted by eMDs, participants were asked a series of polling questions on ICD-10 preparedness. The poll results were revealing. Following the delay announcement last April, most consultants and professional organizations recommended that practices and hospitals continue their ICD-10 preparations unabated.