Tag Archives: ICD-10

CMS Proposes Adjusting Meaningful Use Timeline

CMS has proposed delaying the start of Stage 3 of the meaningful use program for the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs, while the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) has proposed adjustments to its certification … finish reading CMS Proposes Adjusting Meaningful Use Timeline

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6 Dimensions of Neutrality in an ICD-10 Transition

To avoid duplication of effort in its ICD-10 initiative, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (BCBSM) created a repeatable process for each dimension of neutrality, explains Dennis Winkler BCBSM’s ICD-10 technical program director. Payment neutrality on the provider side received … finish reading 6 Dimensions of Neutrality in an ICD-10 Transition

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Survey Finds Many Healthcare Organizations Use Physician Alignment Criteria in Incentive Plans

Nearly 40 percent of healthcare organizations are using some kind of physician alignment criteria in their incentive plans, according to a new survey from Integrated Healthcare Strategies. The survey, which monitors trends in healthcare salary increases, incentive practices, and benefit … finish reading Survey Finds Many Healthcare Organizations Use Physician Alignment Criteria in Incentive Plans

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Location Matters When it Comes to Healthcare Quality and Access: Study

Location plays an important role when it comes to healthcare quality, cost, accessibility and outcomes, says a new study from the Commonwealth Fund. But these factors vary greatly not only from one community to the next, but within and across … finish reading Location Matters When it Comes to Healthcare Quality and Access: Study

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