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Top Democrats reject new plan to cut Medicare spending
Leading Congressional Democrats immediately recoiled Tuesday from a new proposal to cut $600 billion in Medicare...
AAMI: Meaningful use rewards early interoperability adopters
Evaluating hospital networks, data, drivers and device types should be completed before embarking on an...
The time is now for ACOs, former CMS administrator says
With the prohibitive and rising cost of healthcare, there has never been a greater need for accountable care...
Stage 2 meaningful use to show ’deference’ to panel proposals
The rule that details the requirements for stage 2 of meaningful use will "look a lot like" the measures that the...
State HIEs wrangle with thorny ’patient consent’ issue
Oregon and Illinois are two states that will launch their initial health information exchange core services in early...
’Mystery shoppers’ to monitor access to docs
Alarmed by a shortage of primary care doctors, Obama administration officials are recruiting a team of "mystery...
Medicare detectives lag on reporting
They don’t seem that interested in hot pursuit. It took private sleuths hired by Medicare an average of six...
Doctor acquitted in healthcare fraud case
A former Vietnam War combat surgeon has been acquitted of healthcare fraud charges in what his lawyer said was a case...
Mental health, rehab services on new frontier of Medicare fraud
As the feds squeeze tighter, South Florida's Medicare schemers have scurried into new territory to loot hundreds of...
Improve Medicare oversight, Miami's U.S. attorney tells Senate
South Florida's reputation as the capital of Medicare fraud came under the congressional spotlight with U.S. Attorney...

Webcast: ADL Coding and the Impact on Your Facility's Reimbursement
Don’t let improper ADL coding put your facility at risk of significant revenue loss. Join HCPro on Tuesday, June 19, at...
Webcast: Outpatient CDI: A Proactive Approach to Denials Management
During this live 90-minute audio conference, our expert speakers will explain the benefits of outpatient CDI reviews...