The 2020 Changes to ICD-10-CM – What’s New?
ICD-10-CM has been used to document inpatient hospital procedure coding since October 1, 2014. It was introduced as an update to ICD-10. The year 2020 introduces two new changes to the…read more
Innovations in technology are constant in every industry, and healthcare is no exception to this trend. Healthcare IT (HIT) systems have taken center stage in improving the value of care through…read more
The Centre for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has introduced a final rule to update the Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility (IRF) Prospective Payment System (PPS). The IRF PPS was introduced to…read more
The outbreak of COVID-19 has sent shockwaves through the healthcare ecosystem, disrupting many vital healthcare services. Most individuals tested positive for COVID-19 now find themselves in the middle of financial…read more
Medical researchers and clinicians seek answers to two evocative questions in their line of work. The first one is, “Why do people suffer from a health problem”? The other is,…read more
The 21st Century Cures Act Final rule was introduced on May 1, 2020. It institutes crucial changes to the definition of Certified Electronic Health Record Technology (CEHRT). This means the…read more
The first of this two-blog series on patient-focused healthcare underlines how the US healthcare ecosystem has a lot to be desired from the patient’s perspective. It speaks of how the…read more