Proposed Legislation Expands Medicare Reimbursement for Telehealth Services

A bipartisan group of Senators are trying to advance legislation that would better fund telehealth for Medicare beneficiaries with chronic conditions.

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Coding and Understanding Hansen’s Disease (Leprosy)
Apr13

Coding and Understanding Hansen’s Disease (Leprosy)

According to the WHO, more than 200,000 leprosy cases worldwide were reported in 2015. This month’s Code Cracker post shares some background and coding information about leprosy (also known as Hansen’s disease).

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AHIMA CEO Named Among Most Powerful Women in Health IT

For the second year in a row, AHIMA CEO Lynne Thomas Gordon, MBA, RHIA, FACHE, CAE, FAHIMA, has been named one of Health Data Management’s Most Powerful Women in Healthcare IT.

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AHIMA Invites Healthcare Professionals to Take Information Governance Survey

AHIMA has opened its annual IG survey to help capture the current state of information governance in healthcare and gain an understanding of IG projects that organizations are undertaking.

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Physician and Health IT Executive Donald Rucker Picked to Head ONC
Apr04

Physician and Health IT Executive Donald Rucker Picked to Head ONC

There has been widespread health IT industry praise for the man selected to lead the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC), former Siemens executive and physician Donald Rucker, MD.

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