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The state of healthcare in the State of the Union Address

The State of the Union Address is set for tomorrow night, Jan. 12, 2016 and one of the big questions is whether any new announcements will be made regarding Obamacare, electronic health records or Meaningful Use. The State of the … Continue reading

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GOP wins the Obamacare jackpot

The Supreme Court upheld Obamacare last week, handing a major win to Republicans. It’s not a typo. The biggest winner in the Affordable Care Act ruling was the Republican Party, which dodged a bullet and picked up a golden opportunity … Continue reading

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Will ICD-10 ever be implemented? And if so, when?

Two new bills have recently been introduced to either delay or entirely eliminate the implementation of ICD-10. Congresswoman Diane Black, a Tennessee Republican, introduced a House bill last week calling for an ICD-10 transition period. The gist of the bill, … Continue reading

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The $10 million spam fine

On July 1, Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) took effect. As a result, businesses can be fined up to $10 million Canadian and individuals can be fined up to $1 million Canadian for sending unsolicited emails (spam). Additional measures are scheduled … Continue reading

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ICD-10 delayed?

Just when we all were certain that ICD-10 would launch on Oct. 1, 2014, Congress has now stepped in and a bill has been presented by the House Ways and Means Committee that would potentially delay the start date by … Continue reading

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