Advisory Group Recommends Simplifying MIPS Reporting Requirements

Improvements to the Merit-based Incentive Payment System are needed to reduce administrative burden and increase emphasis on positive patient health outcomes, according to the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission.

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Knowing the Difference between Anticoagulants and Antiplatelets
Jul12

Knowing the Difference between Anticoagulants and Antiplatelets

It is important to know the difference between anticoagulant drugs and antiplatelet drugs when assigning a Z-code for long term drug use.

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New ONC Administration Outlines Priorities for the Department
Jul11

New ONC Administration Outlines Priorities for the Department

The new top ONC officials appointed by the Trump administration outlined their main priorities for the department—improving electronic health record (EHR) usability and helping foster improved health data and system interoperability in the US healthcare system—in a call Tuesday.

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New AHIMA-Developed Form and Webinar Aims to Ease ROI Confusion
Jul07

New AHIMA-Developed Form and Webinar Aims to Ease ROI Confusion

Among the most confusing issues for ROI professionals is understanding how to respond to the many different types of requests for information from patients, their personal representatives, or from third parties.

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Two Google-related Patient Privacy Cases Impact Data Sharing Efforts

Google has found itself involved in two separate patient privacy incidents in recent weeks—one in England and one involving an Indian pathology lab.

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