The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange urged the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in a letter dated June 4 to take action to minimize disruption within the healthcare industry from the ICD-10 delay.
More than 1 million people signed up for Medicaid in April, bringing the total growth since September to about 6 million, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
A handful of health insurance CEOs, including Aetna's Mark T. Bertolini, will not refuse a taxpayer bailout, according to the National Center for Public Policy Research.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is offering a second round of funding to help states implement new healthcare delivery and payment models.
CMS's CARE tool is a "technology turkey" that's not scientifically proven and will make it harder and more expensive to implement a single post-acute care assessment for...
A new regulation issued by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Friday focuses on the risk corridor program, which transfers money the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services collects from successful insurers to those that weren't as lucky, reports the Washington Examiner.
In 2012, more than 1,800 healthcare professionals billed Medicare for the most expensive type of office visit at least 90 percent of the time, according to a ProPublica analysis of Medicare data.
Community health centers have adopted health IT at rates higher than office-based physicians, including large practices and large integrated healthcare systems, according to a survey by the Commonwealth Fund.
An industry leader expressed disappointment that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' proposed Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) rule for 2015 provides no changes to the controversial two-midnight rule.
"Disappointed" was the overwhelming reaction from survey respondents asked by the American Health Information Management Association their thoughts on the ICD-10 delay, in a poll given during AHIMA's ICD-10 summit in Washington, D.C., last week.