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CMS and ONC Propose New Rules for Interoperability

Rules for Interoperability and Patient Access to Electronic Health Information

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently proposed new rules to support seamless and secure access, exchange, and use of electronic health information (EHI). The rules were issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC). The intention of […]

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Do the MACRA – Changes are coming sooner than you think


To end the year on a high note, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the Final Rule on October 14, 2016, for the implementation of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA). The changes provide the most complex and significant change to reimbursement in over 20 years. But how soon will these […]

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Core Quality Measures Collaborative Released Seven sets of Clinical Quality Measures

Seven new core quality measure sets to be used as a basis for quality-based payments. This was recently announced by America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) and its member plans’ Chief Medical Officers, leaders from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the National Quality Forum (NQF), as well as national physician organizations, employers, consumers, […]

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Patagonia Health Carries Customers Safely Across the ICD-10 Threshold

Cary, NC – October 30, 2015 Patagonia Health, an Electronic Health Records (EHR) software company located in Cary, NC, strategically and methodically mapped out a successful plan, which helped their customers successfully cross over from ICD-9 to ICD-10. “ICD-10 was a huge change for everyone and we knew creating an easy crosswalk was crucial for […]

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