Despite rumors to the contrary, Medicaid is, and has been, ready for the implementation of ICD-10, according to a federal Medicaid official who spoke Tuesday at AHIMA’s ICD-10-CM/PCS and CAC Summit.
Review major news and insights coming out of AHIMA’s ICD-10-CM/PCS and Computer-Assisted Coding Summit, held April 22-23 in Washington, DC.
For easy access to all web stories related to the summit, simply click on the “ICD-10/CAC Summit” category tag or navigate from the list in this post.
Consumers increasingly are willing to take a chance on non-traditional healthcare providers—including in settings such as retail clinics or through mobile health devices—depending on cost and convenience, a new report finds.
Insurance companies are expressing opposition to a proposed rule mandating uniformity in the way that payers handle patient data.
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.