Mar 14th, 2017
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Mar 6th, 2017
During a Joint Address to Congress, Feb. 28, President Trump called on Democrats and Republicans to repeal and replace Obamacare with reforms that expand choice, increase access, lower costs, and provider better healthcare. “Mandating every American to buy government-approved health insurance was never the right solution for our country,” Trump said. “The way to make health insura...
Feb 14th, 2017
The results are in! See how your salary stacks up in our 2016 Healthcare Business Salary Survey infographic. Furthering your education or adding a credential might be what it takes to send your salary soaring. If you’re new to medical coding, learn what credentials pay best and what you can expect in your region. Regardless of ...
Feb 10th, 2017
The Senate today confirmed Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga., as the new secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). He replaces former HHS Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell. Background Price, a retired orthopedic surgeon from Atlanta, served on the House Ways and Means Committee, including the Subcommittee on Health. In the 114th Congress, Price ...
Jan 18th, 2017
Dr. Vindell Washington, National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) and Andy Slavitt, Acting Administrator, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), discuss how the agencies they oversee have tackled the challenges of meeting clinicians’ data needs in a value-based healthcare system (The CMS Blog, Jan. 17). The goal, they say, is to use the ...