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New Data Shows Rapid Adoption of EHRs; Announcements of 2015 Policies
Since the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act – which included the creation of the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs – was signed into law, the nation has seen unprecedented growth in the adoption and meaningful use of…Continuar
Publicado por Sally Montes Colon el diciembre 8, 2013 a las 5:22pm
Publicado por Sally Montes Colon el diciembre 8, 2013 a las 5:19pm
Posted By Michelle A. Leppert On November 22, 2013
Conquest, War, Famine, and Death have nothing on the Four Horsemen of the ICD-10 Apocalypse:
How do you tame these terrors? With planning and practice (and some luck…Continuar
Publicado por Sally Montes Colon el diciembre 8, 2013 a las 5:16pm
OSHA News Release: [12/05/2013]
Contact Name: Adriano Llosa
Phone Number: (202) 693-4686
Release Number: 13-2322-NAT
Agency launches online form to provide workers a new way to file retaliation complaints
Publicado por Sally Montes Colon el diciembre 8, 2013 a las 5:08pm
If you read it carefully, a joint CMS and ONC post divulges their intentions to elongate meaningful use stages 2 and 3 via a proposed new schedule.
“Under the revised timeline, Stage 2 will be extended through 2016 and Stage 3 will begin in 2017 for those providers that have completed at least two years in Stage 2,” explained acting national coordinator Jacob Reider, MD and Rob Tagalicod, director of CMS office of health standards and services. “The goal of this change is two-fold:…Continuar
Publicado por Sally Montes Colon el diciembre 6, 2013 a las 10:50pm
TitleCMS Finalizes Policy and Payment Rate Changes for End-Stage Renal Disease Facilities in 2014For Immediate ReleaseFriday, November 22, 2013Contactpress@cms.hhs.gov
CMS Finalizes Policy and Payment Rate Changes for End-Stage Renal Disease Facilities in 2014 CMS strengthens incentives to improve outcomes for patients with ESRD
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today issued a final rule that updates Medicare…Continuar
Publicado por Sally Montes Colon el noviembre 23, 2013 a las 12:32am
A hospital chargemaster (CDM) is a hospital specific computer file that includes all hospital procedures, services, supplies, and drugs that are billed on the Uniform Bill UB-04 Claim. Each line item is made up of corresponding data items. Most chargemasters are made up of several thousand line items. Depending on the system used, each department may have their own list of items or facilities may share one master list.
The CDM plays an important role, sitting in the middle of the…Continuar
Publicado por Sally Montes Colon el noviembre 22, 2013 a las 6:30pm
On Oct. 1, 2014, the controversial two-midnight rule went into effect. It gives hospitals a small reprieve in the auditing of observation patients that convert to inpatient status. Termed “medically unnecessary short stays” by the RACs, these cases are the number one reason for complex denials[i]. They represent thousands of RAC medical record requests every quarter.
CMS’ suspension in auditing them until January 1, 2014 provides a slight reduction in…Continuar
Publicado por Sally Montes Colon el noviembre 21, 2013 a las 2:23pm
An examination of hospital claims processed through Medicare's Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) between 2008 and 2011, led the Office of Inspector General to identify scores of " high-outlier hospitals."
Of 3,186 acute care hospitals, 158 received…Continuar
Publicado por Sally Montes Colon el noviembre 18, 2013 a las 5:15pm
News Updates | November 14, 2013
CMS is encouraging the health care industry to take advantage of the numerous ICD-10 resources available for checking progress and any actions that may be needed because the October 1, 2014 is quickly approaching.
Intro Guide to ICD-10
Publicado por Sally Montes Colon el noviembre 14, 2013 a las 7:45pm
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