ICD-10 Implementation Deadline


As reported in the Health IT Strategist, HHS announced yesterday that it will go ahead with the Bush administration’s plan to …

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MGMA CEO Advises to Take It Slow on Stimulus


In sharp contrast to advice from Stephen Lieber, president and CEO of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), …

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HIMSS IT Provision Summary of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act


As you re-define the information technology strategy for your healthcare organization, you may find the HIMSS Summary of Key Health …

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ZirMed for EDI with The Medical Manager(r) software


Frustrated with the clearinghouse managing your claims submitted through The Medical Manager(r) software? There is an alternative. Many of the …

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Legacy Identifiers No Longer Accepted by Anthem BCBS


According to the Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield Network Rapid Update dated 02-13-09, if claims are submitted electronically with legacy …

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Electronic Remittance Advice Eliminates Manual Claims Posting


The days of manually posting payments and adjustments to the patient accounts in your practice management system CAN be over.  …

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Stimulus Demands Quick Rollout of EMR


If your practice is looking to gain maximum financial incentives under the federal economic stimulus package then now is the …

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$19.2 Billion for Healthcare IT


Today, President Barack Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, H.R. 1. His signature will provide over $19 …

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Government Database to Hold Every American’s Personal Medical Records


The final version of the stimulus bill includes a provision creating a federal database that will hold personal medical records …

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Stimulus Bill to Provide $19 Billion to HIT


There has been a lot of discussion over the final stimulus bill and how it might affect health care information …

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