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2014-04-02 16:31:15

Deadline Extension Gives Breathing Room, not a Reprieve NORTHBROOK, Ill., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With Senate passage of the Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014 (H.R. 4302), which includes a delay until October 2015 for required use of ICD-10-CM/PCS as the coding standard for Medicare reimbursement to healthcare providers, Intelligent Medical Objects, Inc. (IMO) urges its customers, vendor-partners and provider organizations to maintain their commitment to the transition...

2014-04-01 23:02:08

WEDI to Provide Education and Accreditation Program to Assist Industry in Adoption Efforts Reston, VA (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 The recently passed extension to the Sustainable Growth Rate (The Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014 (HR 4302) moved the deadline for ICD-10 compliance from October 1, 2014 to no earlier than October 1, 2015. The additional time provides an opportunity for the healthcare industry to assess key challenges to implementing ICD-10 and to develop industry...

2014-04-01 08:29:30

Interim results of the EFFORTLESS registry published in the European Heart Journal NATICK, Mass., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Real-world data on the Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX) S-ICD System (Subcutaneous Implantable Defibrillator) are highlighted online this week in the European Heart Journal. The interim analysis of the ongoing EFFORTLESS S-ICD registry, which evaluated 456 patients with a mean follow-up of 558 days, is the first real world study to date and confirms the...

2014-03-31 23:34:57

Greene Health Care Inc (GHC) is a partner of Consolo Service Group, a leading provider of web-based hospice software solutions including EMR software and billing services presents the top 3 reasons why all hospices need to fully automate workflow to meet demanding regulatory compliance requirements in 2014. They are also announcing updates to their vendor’s electronic medical record (EMR) system, including the new Medication Management Solution that has been designed to meet the...

2014-03-27 23:29:08

With the ICD-10 compliance deadline only seven months away, many providers are looking for ways to oversee and report on their performance once they are live with the new code set. In a recent report, Jvion provided guidance on managing and monitoring ICD-10 data to enable the greater analytic power promised by the move to ICD-10. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Now that CMS has held firm on the October 1, 2014 ICD-10 compliance deadline, providers are starting to think critically...

2014-03-26 08:30:20

WAYNE, Pa. and ALPHARETTA, Ga., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Precyse University, the most innovative, complete and widely adopted on-site, online and mobile ICD-10 education solution, available exclusively through HealthStream, today announced a partnership with athenahealth, Inc. as part of athenahealth's More Disruption Please (MDP) program. Together, the companies will work to link athenahealth's growing network of more than 50,000 health care providers with the capabilities of...

2014-03-25 23:35:14

HCS, a leading provider of clinical and financial healthcare information systems to more than 4,500 active client locations, today announced that all Interactant™ modules meet the current ICD-10 standards, more than six months ahead of the U.S. federal government deadline. Wall Township, NJ (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 HCS, a leading provider of clinical and financial healthcare information systems to more than 4,500 active client locations, today announced that all Interactant™ modules...

2014-03-25 23:35:08

As we move well into 2014, there are some upcoming mandates that could greatly impact your medical organizations collections: ICD-10 and EMR. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 As we move well into 2014, there are some upcoming mandates that could greatly impact your medical organizations collections: ICD-10 and EMR. In October of 2014, the method for healthcare providers reporting diseases will be changed for ICD-9 to ICD10. This will be the largest change to the healthcare industry in...

2014-03-25 23:32:07

Work to address ICD-10’s financial impact has focused primarily on inpatient settings leaving gaps in risk related to professional fee reimbursements. Jvion—the leader in ICD-10 analytics—recently released guidance on the importance of understanding and addressing ICD-10’s potential repercussions for this significant and critical portion of provider revenues. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 With the ICD-10 compliance deadline looming, many providers are kicking their programs...

2014-03-19 23:32:09

New Add-on Tools Ease Facility Coding Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 AAPC (http://www.aapc.com), the leader in advancing the business of healthcare, is introducing new, add-on facility coding features to its online code lookup tool: AAPC Coder – an all-inclusive search engine for CPT®, ICD-9-CM, ICD-10, and HCPCS Level II medical codes. New access to the ICD-9 and HCPCS Coding Clinic, Facility Coder, and DRG Coder allow more accuracy and access for facility coders....