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ACA setbacks dampen Intermountain’s finances

Intermountain Healthcare’s insurance arm reports $400 million in losses selling plans on public exchanges after Congress limits 2015 risk-corridor reimbursements for payers.

ICD-10 to add thousands of new diagnosis and procedure codes in FY 2017

CMS and the CDC will add 1,900 diagnosis codes and 3,600 hospital inpatient procedure codes to ICD-10 for claims submitted in FY 2017.

21st Century Oncology Notifies Patients of Data Security Incident, Offers Protection

National cancer care provider  21st Century Oncology notifies 2.2 million patients of a network breach that exposed personal health information. The FBI notified 21st Center Oncology of the breach in November, but asked that it refrain from disclosing the notice while the agency concluded its investigation.

HealthSpot’s assets are up for sale

Bankrupt telemedicine kiosk vendor HealthSpot generated $600,000 in revenue in 2015, up from $223 in 2014, and shut its doors with $5.17 million in assets and $23 million in liabilities. It is now accepting offers to purchase its remaining assets.

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  1. Re: “CMS and the CDC will add 1,900 diagnosis codes and 3,600 hospital inpatient procedure codes to ICD-10 for claims submitted in FY 2017.”

    Well ICD-10 was already too big and with this expansion it really jumps the shark! Queue outraged clinicians and coders everywhere.

    /sarcasm

    Gee, it’s almost like ICD-10 is like a dictionary and the size of the dictionary has virtually no relevance to the usability of the dictionary or code set.

    /snark







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