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AMA Letter To Representative Ted Poe

The AMA sends a letter to Representative Ted Poe (R-TX) supporting his bill, Cutting Costly Codes Act of 2015, which would cancel the migration to ICD-10 completely, and instead instruct CMS to wait for the international adoption of ICD-11 in a few years. 

HealthCare.gov Contractor Optum Declares Its Job Done

Optum, the contractor tapped to rescue the failing Healthcare.gov site just after its troubled launch, announces that it will not bid to continue on in its role as senior administrator once its current contract expires. 

Can the state build a better system to get your medical records to your doctors?

Connecticut will reportedly scrap its state health information exchange after spending $4 million but failing to achieve its interoperability goals.

Population Health Management Weekly Wrap Up 5/15/15

Jenn publishes the third installment in her comprehensive weekly recap of the emerging population health management market.

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