Without further ado, then, here are the ten most popular Government Health IT articles of 2014.
Though CMS has delayed ICD-10 more than once, this time it looks like the agency is serious, with specific plans for end-to-end testing ready to launch.
Making processes better for staff and patients will affect how they implement EHR and computer assisted coding (CAC) initiatives.
ICD-10 will impact nearly all of the processes in your practice or organization, and using that fact as the starting point for your ICD-10 testing will make the process smoother and more worthwhile for everyone involved.
With less than a year to go before the scheduled implementation of ICD-10, healthcare industry chatter about the new code set is reaching a fever pitch.
As we continue to move toward the new ICD-10 coding and reimbursement system, new challenges are facing healthcare providers beyond high-profile federal mandates.
A group of 15 organizations is urging congressional leaders to ensure that no future delays to ICD-10 implementation take place. In a recent letter to top political leaders, the organizations say that prior delays have been “disruptive and costly”.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will be conducting a national testing week, from November 17 to 21, 2014.
If big data in healthcare is the future for medicine, then ICD-10 is the way to get there. Over the past year, most of the news surrounding ICD-10 has been either bureaucratic or comical in nature.
Healthcare providers will need a denials manager who can track denials and communicate with healthcare payers.