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Sebelius Resigns Top HHS Post; Obama Announces New Nominee

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.

Apr 11, 2014 03:30 pm    |    posted by Mary Butler   |    ICD-10
April 2014

Analyzing lessons learned from six months of Omnibus Privacy Rule implementation efforts

Apr 04, 2014 02:00 am    |    posted by Sarah Sheber   |    In the magazine
Senate Passes ICD-10 Delay Bill

The Senate voted today to approve a bill that will delay the implementation of ICD-10-CM/PCS by at least one year. The bill now moves to President Obama, who is expected to sign it into law.

Mar 31, 2014 05:47 pm    |    posted by Chris Dimick   |    AHIMACoding & reimbursementICD-10
HIM Frontlines: Emerging Role of eHIM Director

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

Mar 28, 2014 11:54 am    |    posted by Mary Butler   |    Professional developmentWorkforce
Senate to Vote on ICD-10 Delay Bill Monday

The Senate has formally scheduled discussion and will vote on a bill that includes language delaying ICD-10-CM/PCS implementation until at least October 1, 2015. AHIMA has put out a call to members and other stakeholders to contact their senators and tell them to vote against the SGR bill and not delay ICD-10.

Mar 28, 2014 09:21 am    |    posted by Chris Dimick   |    AHIMACoding & reimbursementICD-10
WEDI Summit Panel Talks mHealth Trends, Patient Empowerment

Mobile health (mHealth) devices and smartphone apps have drawn regulatory attention and concern among health information management (HIM) and privacy and security professionals. But what does the future of mHealth hold for HIM professionals, patients, and clinicians?

Mar 28, 2014 01:02 am    |    posted by Mary Butler   |    Electronic records
Patient Advocates, Health Plans Share Patient Engagement Experiences at WEDI Summit

Patient advocate Sherri Loeb, RN, BSN, shared the frustrations and successes of healthcare and health IT professionals during a presentation that included her own personal experiences at the WEDI Healthcare Innovations Summit in Chicago on Wednesday.

Mar 27, 2014 04:16 pm    |    posted by Mary Butler   |    Electronic records
House Passes ICD-10 Delay Bill, Senate Next to Vote

The US House of Representatives has passed a bill that would delay the implementation of ICD-10-CM/PCS for one year. A similar bill in the Senate is expected to be voted on soon. AHIMA has called on proponents of ICD-10 to contact their senators and ask that they not delay ICD-10.

Mar 27, 2014 10:11 am    |    posted by Chris Dimick   |    AHIMACoding & reimbursementICD-10
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