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ICD-10 Medicare FFS End-to-End Testing: April 27 through May 1, 2015

CMS reports the results of its latest end-to-end ICD-10 testing period: 88 percent of the test claims were accepted, up from the 81 percent in February. Two percent were rejected due to invalid ICD-10 codes, while the remaining rejections were due to errors unrelated to ICD-10.

Why CMS should stop Stage 3 of meaningful use

AMA joins the growing list of industry organizations calling on ONC to delay MU3. AMA proposes a one-year pause in the program in 2017, giving providers and vendors a much needed break, before moving forward with MU3 in 2018.

We the people want easy, electronic access to our health information

Farzad Mostashari, MD and former National Coordinator for Health IT, unveils a new petition called Get My Health Data that is soliciting signatures from people that are passionate about patient’s access to medical data. He also encourages patients to test the current environment by requesting their medical records from local health facilities and then reporting issues they run into under the Twitter hashtag #tracer.

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  1. Gah! Rampant apostrophe proliferation! “…He also encourages patient’s to test the current environment…”







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