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September 29, 2012  5:52 PM

CMS’s warning on EHR billing fraud is a mistake chasing a mistake!



Posted by: AllinHIT
CMS, Coding and documentation, EHR fraud and abuse, Fraud and abuse, HHS, Medicare fraud and abuse, ONC, upcoding

HHS chief Kathleen Sebelius, and Attorney General Eric Holder, recently sent a letter to five hospital organizations --the American Hospital Association (AHA), Federation of American Hospitals (FHA), Association of Academic Health Centers (AAHC), Association of...

September 23, 2012  9:11 PM

Thoughts in motion towards connectivity



Posted by: AllinHIT
blue button, HITECH, iEHR, NwHIN, ONC

I believe CMS/ONC deserves credit for being flexible and listening to stakeholder's concerns, regardless of criticisms associated with programs birthed from HITECH, including MU rules and future proposed rules. Time and again fluidity has been shown, whether it's MU requirements, or ICD-10...


February 28, 2012  8:57 AM

EHR employment, listening to the cry!



Posted by: AllinHIT
EHR training, ONC, Workforce Development Program

During the end of February, I had many discussions on the topic of health IT jobs with some of the graduates of the HHS/ONC workforce development program.  Summarizing, there was a feeling that EHR vendors, hospitals, and other possible employers were requiring specific health IT vendor solution...


October 24, 2011  2:44 PM

The ONC, a proven listener in HITECH Affordable Care Acts



Posted by: AllinHIT
ACO, Affordable Care Act, American Hospital Association, EHR, Federally Qualified Health Centers, HITECH, Meaningful use, ONC, Rural health clinics

From final regulations on Meaningful Use stage 1, to the most recent ACO rules, the ONC has shown that they are listening, reading, and putting thoughts to the industry comments.  The recent rule changes to the Shared Savings ACO program, are being applauded by the American Hospital Association,...


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