In ICD-10
Apr 24th, 2014
President Barack Obama signed a legislative Band-Aid® offered up by Congress last week, delaying a physician pay cut scheduled to take effect April 1, 2014 until March 31, 2015. But it comes with a hefty price tag. According to ModernHealthcare.com, “Lobbyists for the American Medical Group Association [AMGA], whose 435 members include some of the nation’s ...
In CMS
Apr 5th, 2010
Word on the street is that President Barack Obama will probably nominate Donald Berwick, MD, MPP, to relieve acting Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) administrator Charlene Frizzera. Dr. Berwick is a nationally known researcher on health care quality and patient safety and president of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI). Donald Berwick is ...
Mar 20th, 2009
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HHS Names David Blumenthal As National Coordinator for Health Information Technology Boston Physician Will Lead President’s Health Information Technology Vision. The Department of Health and Human Services today announced the selection of David Blumenthal, M.D., M.P.P. as the Obama Administration’s choice for National Coordinator for Health Information Technology. As the National Coord...