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The end of Meaningful Use – How will it impact your work day?

Acting Administrator of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Andy Slavitt, recently confirmed that the Meaningful Use initiative will end sometime in 2016. The message from the medical community has finally been heard by the powers that be. Meaningful … Continue reading

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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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Laughter is the best medicine – ICD10 Illustrated

You know those things you didn’t know you need until you see them? I found one today when the Internet directed me to ICD-10 Illustrated. I’m not sure how I’ve been living in the healthcare documentation field without this — … Continue reading

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HIMSS 2015 – MU Stage III, security, and big data

This year’s annual HIMSS convention was attended by more than 40,000 people. I feel like I walked past every single one of them. Major takeaways from the conference included helpful updates on Meaningful Use Stage III by Robert Anthony, deputy … Continue reading

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Future of Meaningful Use is in question

The government seems to have done it yet again. First with ICD-10 and now with Meaningful Use … it’s creating more difficulty and expense for healthcare facilities. On Aug. 29, 2014 the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) and … Continue reading

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