In CMS
Jan 5th, 2010
Federal efforts and the monetary incentives to providers and facilities to adopt electronic medical record (EMR) systems hinge on the definition of “meaningful use” and on December 30 the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released proposed rules that include that definition. Comments are being sought on the definitions and rules, which differ for ...
Apr 1st, 2008
Instill Order When Government Investigators Knock at Your Door By Julie E. Chicoine, JD, RN, CPC Without a moment’s notice, federal and state agency investigators can show up at a health care provider’s office or a facility to investigate suspected fraud. Under such circumstances, clinicians, business managers and coding staff members of physician practices, hospitals, ...