In CMS
Nov 29th, 2017
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is looking for volunteers by Dec. 13 to pilot their HIPAA Administrative Simplification Optimization Project. HIPAA-covered health plans or clearinghouses may volunteer. The HIPAA Administrative Simplification‘s transaction standards goal is to reduce the varying electronic formats, making it easier for data to be shared and transferred. The ...
Apr 1st, 2012
To keep designated health services in the clear, know Stark regulations and their exceptions. By Julie E. Chicoine, Esq., RN, CPC Physicians and their practices are undergoing increased government scrutiny with regard to their referrals and financial relationships for health care services. At the heart of this scrutiny lies the physician self-referral law, known as ...
Mar 1st, 2010
A recent survey of top-level executives for 168 provider organizations, mostly hospitals, shows only one-third of respondents expect to meet the first deadline for receiving Medicare and Medicaid incentive payments for meaningful use of electronic health records (EHRs), Health Data Management.com reports. Survey: We’re Not Ready for Meaningful Use was last modified: July 5th, 2011 ...