Legislation Would Extend Meaningful Use to Mental Health

Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH) has introduced legislation that would extend “meaningful use” EHR Incentive Program payments to mental health providers.

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Cyber Security Experts Call for HealthCare.gov Delays

At a Congressional hearing last week, four cyber security experts expressed serious doubts about the safety of enrollee information on the federal health insurance website HealthCare.gov.

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Mergers and Patient Identity Matching: A Tale of Two Hospitals
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Mergers and Patient Identity Matching: A Tale of Two Hospitals

In this web series, HIM professionals working in emerging roles give advice on tackling difficult HIM problems.

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Pilot Study Reveals Common ICD-10-CM/PCS Coding Errors

Results of a national ICD-10 CM/PCS coding pilot program found that coders using the new system produced accurate coding less than two-thirds of the time, according to a new report.

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VA Privacy Breaches Rank Among the Worst

An investigation spanning a two-year period found that US Veterans Affairs department employees or contractors contributed to 14,215 privacy breaches affecting over 101,000 veterans at 167 VA facilities across the US.

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