Senate Hearing Debates Meaningful Use, Lack of EHR Interoperability
Mar17

Senate Hearing Debates Meaningful Use, Lack of EHR Interoperability

A panel of health IT stakeholders testified on Capitol Hill Tuesday morning about the progress and challenges that remain in electronic health record interoperability.

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AHIMA Testifies to NCVHS on ICD-10 Delay Impact, Next Steps

he latest ICD-10-CM/PCS implementation delay should be used by healthcare providers to “reflect, regroup, and revitalize” as well as finally “get the transition right” and mitigate risks caused by inadequate preparation, said Sue Bowman, AHIMA’s senior director of coding policy and compliance, during testimony Tuesday to the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics’ Standards Subcommittee.

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CMS Announces Limited ICD-10 Claims Testing

News that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services will offer a rigorous, four-pronged approached to ICD-10-CM/PCS preparedness and claims testing for fee-for-service providers was welcomed by panelists at a federal health subcommittee hearing Wednesday.

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