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The HITECH Act, part of the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, invested $35 billion of U.S. taxpayer funds to incentivize healthcare providers (doctors and hospitals) to acquire and use electronic health record systems – EHRs. Most provid..
Now that the American Health Care Act is officially off the table, health insurers that had been bracing for a major policy overhaul are once again left to figure out how to thrive under the old rules of the game. Right before the AHCA was set to go ..
With too few Republicans signaling that they would support the American Health Care Act if it came up for a vote on the House floor Friday, Republican leaders opted instead to table the bill. The AHCA would have repealed many of the Affordable Care A..
With more and more reporting regulations, time consuming charting, and daily operations piling up, it’s important to get the most out of your day – whether you’re the practice physician, administrator, or biller. Check out these six..
The newly-appointed John Fleming said that the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT may be reorganizing. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, HHS, announced that former Louisiana Rep. John Fleming is taking a new post as dep..
Under the HIPAA Notification Rule, all HIPAA-covered entities and business associates are required to provide notification after a breach of unsecured protected health information. The Federal Trade Commission has similar breach provisions tha..
The CMS has delayed the expansion of a major bundled payment pilot, Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement, and the implementation of its bundled payment initiatives for cardiac care from July 1 to Oct. 1, 2017, according to an interim final rule p..
More healthcare providers are turning to Apple products to help patients access medical records and improve engagement, a shift that is likely to grow given the company’s expanding interest in the healthcare industry. Health systems like Cedars-Sin..
Being a physician and a business owner in a turbulent, changing reimbursement and political landscape brings a series of challenges. Staying ahead of regulations and unpredictable changes can be a challenge in and of itself. Check out these tips to ..
Doctors may be unknowingly leaving hundreds of millions in federal funding on the table that would compensate them to better care for the sickest Medicare beneficiaries, and the CMS is launching a national campaign Wednesday to encourage physicians t..
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