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Article Archive for December 2015

Out of the Insurer’s Mouth

December 31, 2015 – 2:06 am |
Out of the Insurer’s Mouth

Here we are almost three months into ICD-10 and health plans nationwide are reporting success. This interesting information came from ICD-10 Monitor in their article, “Health Plans Report ICD-10 Success.”
After several years of collaborative testing, training …

Keep An Eagle Eye

December 31, 2015 – 2:04 am |
Keep An Eagle Eye

Fighting medical fraud can be done on a large scale with task forces and investigators searching out those who are defrauding the Medicare and Medicaid systems millions of dollars. Fraud can also be fought on …

Resurrection

December 30, 2015 – 2:06 am |
Resurrection

It is no surprise that the International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision (ICD-10) implementation news was the focal point of 2015 stories. The specific news included the proposed grace period, repetitive talk of delay, and …

Tickled Pink

December 30, 2015 – 2:04 am |
Tickled Pink

In yet another unsurprising report of fraud, a podiatrist in Roseville, California has pled guilty to a single charge of health care fraud. The defendant admitted that he profited with more than $1 million in reimbursements for …

ICD What?

December 29, 2015 – 2:04 am |
ICD What?

More than 1,000,000 ICD-10 claims were successfully processed the first time around in the first month of the new coding classification. For many this feels like a non-event after the many delays and much hand wringing that …

Digital Records Create Change

December 29, 2015 – 2:02 am |
Digital Records Create Change

Patient portals are becoming more frequent and slightly more popular in healthcare. This will only continue and increase as more providers seek to attest to Stage 2 meaningful use. This interesting information came from Health IT …

Improving Community Health Practices

December 28, 2015 – 2:02 am |
Improving Community Health Practices

EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) has developed a Web-based resource to help dietitians and nutritionists provide nutritional care to patients at the point of care. One of the primary goals and benefits of electronic health records …

Technology Tangle

December 25, 2015 – 2:06 am |
Technology Tangle

Electronic health records (EHRs), Meaningful Use, and medical fraud have all converged into one interesting and sad situation. This information came from Texas Dentists for Medicaid Reform’s article, “Former Texas Hospital CFO sentenced in EHR incentive …

Looking Back

December 25, 2015 – 2:04 am |
Looking Back

ICD-9 has been in use for many decades until just recently. For over 35 years the United States used the same classification system for reporting diagnoses. After four implementation dates, three delays, and much political bureaucracy, …

Benefits for the Future

December 24, 2015 – 2:04 am |
Benefits for the Future

We already know that there are many benefits to electronic health records (EHRs). A new study just found another. Consider it the electronic version of a ribbon around your finger as a reminder to do …

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