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2014-04-29 08:38:09

Presentation to Detail the Elevated Role of Patient Access and Medical Necessity in the Revenue Cycle and Share Best Practices for ICD-10 Preparation ATLANTA, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Craneware, Inc., the healthcare market leader in automated revenue integrity solutions, today announced it will present alongside Southeastern Ohio Regional Medical Center, a 92-bed acute health care hospital based in Cambridge, OH, at the National Association of Healthcare Access Management...

2014-04-27 23:01:45

Med-Certification.com, a company deeply involved in health care training and certification for over 30 years, notes further disturbing events in the provision of and payment for health care. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) April 27, 2014 Congress passed a bill during April, 2014 to give providers another year to comply to the Meaningful Use under the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Records - EHR- Incentive Programs. Med-Certification.com, a medical billing and coding school online,...

2014-04-21 23:11:11

Career Step will be exhibiting at the 2014 ICD-10/CAC Summit hosted by AHIMA in Washington, D.C. April 22 and 23 with information on its new assessment products and physician documentation training. Provo, UT (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education and corporate training, will be exhibiting at the 2014 ICD-10/CAC Summit hosted by the American Health Information Management Association in Washington, D.C. April 22 and 23. The company will be...

2014-04-16 08:34:17

JACKSON, Miss., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American HealthTech (www.healthtech.net), a Jackson, Mississippi-based leader in LTPAC EHR software, announces that it has passed the ICD-10 claim test for Medicare Billing 837i and Form CMS-UB04, along with passing testing with all Medicare fiscal intermediaries, the private insurance companies that serve as the federal government's agents in the administration of the Medicare program. These recent advances ensure AHT customers that its...

2014-04-15 23:05:52

In a letter to CMS Administrator Tavenner, the Coalition for ICD-10, an alliance of hospitals, health plans, professional associations, coding experts, and vendors, calls for establishing October 1, 2015 as the new ICD-10 implementation date. According to the Coalition, further delay in setting a date would be costly and disruptive to the healthcare industry. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 The Coalition for ICD-10, a broad-based healthcare industry advocacy group, today called on...

2014-04-15 08:28:31

Results of ICD-10 Attitudes Survey Show Majority of Respondents Wanted to Delay or Cancel the Transition to ICD-10 ATLANTA, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Just before the transition to ICD-10 was officially delayed, NueMD conducted a survey of 1,300 healthcare professionals to gauge their attitudes towards ICD-10. The survey, which garnered responses from all 50 states, found that 55 percent of respondents thought the transition to ICD-10 should be delayed or should not happen at...

2014-04-10 23:31:40

Career Step is pleased to announce the launch of several new business-to-business focused products, which provide efficient, self-paced, online training for hospitals, clinics and provider offices. Provo, Utah (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education and corporate training, is pleased to announce the launch of several new business-to-business focused products at the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) National Conference being held...

2014-04-09 23:31:20

In response to the recently announced one year additional delay in implementation of ICD-10, estimated to cost the healthcare industry $1 billion to $6 billion, PMIC, the nation's leading independent publisher of medical coding and compliance books, forms, data sets and software, announced the publication of ICD-9-CM 2015 to protect the reimbursement of physicians and hospitals until ICD-10 is implemented. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 On October 1, 2014, ICD-9-CM, the...

2014-04-09 23:04:55

Provides ICD-10 Roadmap for Industry (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 In response to the recent ICD-10 delay, the Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI) today announced the April 30th ICD-10 Summit: Developing an Industry Action Plan for ICD-10 Implementation. WEDI has assembled this emergency industry summit to provide an action plan for the industry to continue its progress toward implementation. This interactive summit is designed to give members of the healthcare community the...

2014-04-09 08:29:46

One of the nation's largest health care information networks offers providers comprehensive ICD-10 training WAYNE, Pa. and ALPHARETTA, Ga., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Availity, one of the nation's largest health care information networks, has partnered with Precyse/HealthStream to offer its clients a powerful and unique ICD-10 education program for the physician office/ambulatory market. Precyse and HealthStream have teamed together to offer a unique and comprehensive ICD-10 education...


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