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Could Republicans dismantle the PPACA as we know it?

Could Republicans dismantle the PPACA as we know it? | REVENUE CYCLE NEWS | Scoop.it
Nearly half of Americans think the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is a bad idea. While more than 50 percent of Americans supported the law in January, as of September, that number had dropped to the high thirties.
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Talking Epic Systems, Ebola and ICD-10 at AHIMA

Talking Epic Systems, Ebola and ICD-10 at AHIMA | REVENUE CYCLE NEWS | Scoop.it
Epic Systems tangled role in an Ebola case accusations of poor health data interoperability and ICD10 lead this weeks podcast discussion
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Why clinical documentation improvement is so important to hospitals | Healthcare IT News

Why clinical documentation improvement is so important to hospitals | Healthcare IT News | REVENUE CYCLE NEWS | Scoop.it
No matter what the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) decide to do with the ICD-10 implementation deadline, clinical documentation improvement (CDI) may become a survival tactic for hospitals.
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Who had the toughest PPACA exchange competition? | LifeHealthPro

Who had the toughest PPACA exchange competition? | LifeHealthPro | REVENUE CYCLE NEWS | Scoop.it
The GAO applies several different yardsticks and comes up with several possible answers. (Who had the toughest PPACA exchange competition?
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Top 10 Healthcare Stories From The First Half Of 2014

Top 10 Healthcare Stories From The First Half Of 2014 | REVENUE CYCLE NEWS | Scoop.it
2014 First Half Wrap-Up: Exploring the 10 of the most significant healthcare stories that have hit the news in the first half of the year.
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Coding Schools Aren't Helping Anyone, So HappyFunCorp Is Starting Its Own - Betabeat

Coding Schools Aren't Helping Anyone, So HappyFunCorp Is Starting Its Own - Betabeat | REVENUE CYCLE NEWS | Scoop.it
Coding Schools Aren't Helping Anyone, So HappyFunCorp Is Starting Its Own
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So HappyFunCorp is opening their own coding school out in Brooklyn's DUMBO neighborhood.
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Ohio Healthcare Challenges in the Wake of Medicaid Expansion and Physician ... - SYS-CON Media (press release)

Ohio Healthcare Challenges in the Wake of Medicaid Expansion and Physician ... - SYS-CON Media (press release) | REVENUE CYCLE NEWS | Scoop.it
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PPACA premiums to increase 7.5 percent

PPACA premiums to increase 7.5 percent | REVENUE CYCLE NEWS | Scoop.it
The highest proposed rate increase so far is in Nevada at 36 percent, while some consumers in Arizona could see their premiums drop by 23 percent.
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Researchers discover molecule that could prevent, treat heart failure - Medical News Today

Researchers discover molecule that could prevent, treat heart failure - Medical News Today | REVENUE CYCLE NEWS | Scoop.it
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Income Trend for Physicians in the first 2 quarters of 2014

Income Trend for Physicians in the first 2 quarters of 2014 | REVENUE CYCLE NEWS | Scoop.it

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Michel Desuza's curator insight, July 30, 2014 1:09 AM

The industry experts are witnessing compensation levels almost the same as last year; however, some specialties have witnessed a significant boost in their income. Technical and scientific breakthroughs helped these specialties gain more income, for instance, cardiology earnings increased due to the development of cardiac stents.

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Patients Encouraged to Identify Errors in Their EMR

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In a move toward “shared accountability,” an increasing number of providers are giving patients convenient access to their electronic medical record (EMR) in the hopes that they will readily notice errors, according to a recent ...
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ICD-10 and DSM-5: The Language and Coding Conundrums - www.behavioral.net (blog)

ICD-10 and DSM-5: The Language and Coding Conundrums - www.behavioral.net (blog) | REVENUE CYCLE NEWS | Scoop.it
ICD-10 and DSM-5: The Language and Coding Conundrums www.behavioral.net (blog) I recently had a very interesting conversation with someone about the new DSM-5 codes. Or maybe it was about the ICD-10 codes for behavioral health.
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2 charged in health care fraud scheme out of Oak Park podiatry office - WDIV Detroit

2 charged in health care fraud scheme out of Oak Park podiatry office - WDIV Detroit | REVENUE CYCLE NEWS | Scoop.it
WDIV Detroit 2 charged in health care fraud scheme out of Oak Park podiatry office WDIV Detroit Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette has announced felony charges against two Southeast Michigan men who were allegedly involved in a health care...
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Indiana push to cut ER visits sees mixed results

Indiana push to cut ER visits sees mixed results | REVENUE CYCLE NEWS | Scoop.it
Emergency room visits to Indiana hospitals are climbing at some facilities despite the federal health care overhaul that was supposed to reduce them.
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Why Hospitals Want Patients to Pay Upfront - Businessweek

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Hospitals have good reason to be concerned about their patients' finances: Even people with insurance are increasingly responsible for a big portion of their medical bills.
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The Path To Client Intimacy | Blog post

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The Path To Client Intimacy - Capgemini http://t.co/tfVaE5xexw via @AddThis
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Early PPACA census numbers coming in September - LifeHealthPro

Early PPACA census numbers coming in September - LifeHealthPro | REVENUE CYCLE NEWS | Scoop.it
LifeHealthPro Early PPACA census numbers coming in September LifeHealthPro The NHIS team conducted the interviews to be used in the September release while the first Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) individual QHP open enrollment...
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CRS Reports Explain the Effects of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act on Americans and Pre-existing Health Care Provisions - Right Now - Tom Coburn, M.D., United States Senator from Okl...

#ObamacareWarnings Apr 26 2010 CRS Report Explains the Effects of the PPACA #Obamacare on Americans http://t.co/jQ8OjWQO2u
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More bad news on Obamacare enrollments for the administration - American Thinker (blog)

More bad news on Obamacare enrollments for the administration - American Thinker (blog) | REVENUE CYCLE NEWS | Scoop.it
TheBlaze.com More bad news on Obamacare enrollments for the administration American Thinker (blog) Major insurers are reporting large drop offs in Obamacare paying customers, that could mean the number of Americans insured by Obamacare dropping...
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US Health Entities Report, Settle Data Breaches Affecting Millions - iHealthBeat

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US Health Entities Report, Settle Data Breaches Affecting Millions
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Several health care organizations recently have reported or settled cases regarding data breaches affecting millions of individuals.
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EMR Data Shows Medicaid Gap Widening Between Expansion and ...

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EMR Data Shows Medicaid Gap Widening Between Expansion and Non-Expansion States · 10 Responses. By IYUE SUNG and JOSH GRAY. In measuring the effects of health insurance coverage expansion as part of our ...
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Medicare plans cutting doctors - Sun-Sentinel

Medicare plans cutting doctors - Sun-Sentinel | REVENUE CYCLE NEWS | Scoop.it
Medicare plans cutting doctors Sun-Sentinel Collins, 68, can't follow him to another Medicare plan until Jan. 1.
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Top 10 Healthcare Concerns for 2014

Top 10 Healthcare Concerns for 2014 | REVENUE CYCLE NEWS | Scoop.it

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Michel Desuza's curator insight, July 17, 2014 12:09 AM

MedicalBillersandCoders  has identified some basic healthcare concerns that will govern decision-making and policies in the year 2014. Some of the most prominent challenges that healthcare practitioners face today can be listed as follows.