- Physicians Still Watching and Waiting for 2015 Meaningful Use Program Requirements Because CMS has yet to issue the so-called “modification rule” for the electronic health record meaningful use program for 2015, the AMA is calling on the agency to create an automatic hardship exemption for physicians who did not have the opportunity to report successfully this year.
- Welcome to ICD-10 Today, the U.S. health care system moves to the International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision – ICD-10. CMS is ready to accept properly coded ICD-10 claims.
- 70,000 Ways to Classify Ailments Enormous expansion of codes doctors use will change paperwork, insurance and monitoring.
- Tech Options Helping Patients Wrest Control From Doctors Armed with smartphones equipped with apps to monitor vital signs and perform diagnostic tests, patients’ reliance on physicians will diminish, and doctors will generally assume a consulting rather than controlling role with their patients, who will monitor and manage their own health.