In response to numerous stakeholder requests for more time, CMS announced its plan to offer providers more flexibility in complying with the reporting periods tied to MACRA.
Reductions in Medicare reimbursement will go into effect October 1, 2016 for eligible hospitals that have not yet attested in the “meaningful use” EHR Incentive Program.
NCVHS held a hearing Thursday, June 16 to help provide HHS with guidance on compliance with HIPAA’s “minimum necessary” standard.
A high-profile new study, published in the British Medical Journal, suggests that medical errors are the third leading cause of death in the United States—but that it is not listed as such because of the way cause of death is coded and reported.
The very technology created to reduce medication prescribing errors has been shown to have subpar results in catching drug interactions, dosage mistakes, and other errors, according to a new report.
AHIMA has made an impression on Capitol Hill on the topic of voluntary patient safety identifiers, according to AHIMA’s Pam Lane, MS, RHIA, vice president, policy and government relations.