Procrastinators are entering dangerous waters. The ICD-10-CM/PCS deadline looms a little closer each day. But facilities drifting and uncertain how to begin now have a quick [...]
A new Web site launched by the National Conference of State Legislatures tracks health IT legislation introduced in states related to the Affordable Care Act. The [...]
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services tweeted today that it has paid out more than $37 million in incentive payments for the Medicare and Medicaid [...]
Using the Direct Project service will be about as simple as registering for an e-mail account, say project officials. The basic HIE service is expected to roll out widely next year.
Reports of large-scale data breaches are commonly in the news—a watch list of sorts has begun over the Health and Human Services Web site that tracks [...]
Decision trees are powerful tools that aid in decision making, especially when outcomes are uncertain. That makes them very useful in considering EHRs, where uncertainty is dominant.
A recent lawsuit in Indiana highlights the rights that HIPAA grants—and does not grant—individuals who believe they have been the victims of wrongful disclosure.
HIM professionals have a role to play in detecting and reporting fraudulent claims, William Rudman tells the Journal in this audio interview.