Consumers increasingly are willing to take a chance on non-traditional healthcare providers—including in settings such as retail clinics or through mobile health devices—depending on cost and convenience, a new report finds.
Insurance companies are expressing opposition to a proposed rule mandating uniformity in the way that payers handle patient data.
US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced her resignation late on Thursday, April 10, amid speculation that her departure is related to the troubled Healthcare.gov website rollout.
Tune in to this monthly online coding column from Melanie Endicott to learn about challenging areas and documentation opportunities for ICD-10-CM/PCS.
AHIMA’s director of congressional relations, Margarita Valdez, gave AHIMA membership a play-by-play of the congressional maneuvering that resulted in the legislation to delay ICD-10-CM/PCS in a webinar Friday.
Analyzing lessons learned from six months of Omnibus Privacy Rule implementation efforts
On Tuesday President Obama signed into law a bill that requires the federal goverment to delay the adoption of ICD-10-CM/PCS for at least one year.
The HITECH-HIPAA Final Rule has changed the way healthcare organizations do business, and those with seats in the C-suite can’t afford to stay out of the weeds with the new regulations.