Demand for coders in the US and ongoing need for career development among Israeli women led MD-based consulting firm HRS to open a new clinical coding school in Jerusalem this month.
Local authorities discovered the medical records of about 4,500 patients during an Oakland, CA methamphetamine bust.
Six people were fired from a Los Angeles hospital after “inappropriately accessing” patient health records days after reality television star Kim Kardashian gave birth at the facility June 15
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services are starting to consider telemedicine reimbursement with new “S” codes, but providers can get a jump on things by lobbying for the codes’ acceptance ahead of the 2014 ICD-10 transition.
A group of over 100 healthcare associations, health IT vendors, and provider groups sent a letter to the White House Administration warning against rapid regulation of the health IT industry.