CMS Official: Medicaid is ICD-10-Ready

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.

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2014 ICD-10/CAC Summit Coverage

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.

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Report Predicts an Amazon.com-like Future for Healthcare Marketplace

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.

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Health Plans At Odds with Providers Over Patient Data Standards

Insurance companies are expressing opposition to a proposed rule mandating uniformity in the way that payers handle patient data.

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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.

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