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    • Tuesday, January 20, 2015 11:53:31 AM

    • Sure You Can Track Your Health Data, But Can Your Doctor Use It?

      Posted Tuesday, January 20, 2015 11:53:31 AM

      Amy Standen, NPR News

      Dr. Paul Abramson is no technophobe. He works at a hydraulic standing desk made in Denmark and his stethoscope boasts a data screen. "I'm an engineer and I'm in health care," he says. "I like gadgets." Still, the proliferation of gadgets that collect … Read Full Article

    • Thursday, January 15, 2015 10:29:00 AM

    • It's Official: It's Time to Start Testing with ICD-10

      Posted Thursday, January 15, 2015 10:29:00 AM

      To help small physician practices prepare for the ICD-9 to ICD-10 transition, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) are providing several testing opportunities.

      More information about End-to-End testing and Acknowledgement testing is below.

      Road to 10 … Read Full Article

    • Thursday, January 15, 2015 8:56:43 AM

    • Science Activities on Tap for UA Phoenix Campus During Super Bowl Week

      Posted Thursday, January 15, 2015 8:56:43 AM

      UA, COX Communications Team Up for Family-Friendly Event Guaranteed to Inspire

      The University of Arizona and COX Communications have partnered to bring science and hands-on learning to downtown Phoenix just in time for the Super Bowl. Connect2STEM is the official kickoff for … Read Full Article

    • Thursday, January 8, 2015 2:49:48 PM

    • Get Your Patients Off to a Healthy Start in 2015 with the AWV and the IPPE

      Posted Thursday, January 8, 2015 2:49:48 PM

      The Medicare Annual Wellness Visit

      Under the Affordable Care Act, Medicare beneficiaries now receive coverage for an Annual Wellness Visit (AWV), which is a yearly office visit that focuses on preventive health. During the AWV, you will review a patient’s history and risk … Read Full Article

    • Thursday, January 8, 2015 2:43:00 PM

    • Learn More about the 2-Midnight Benchmark Rule

      Posted Thursday, January 8, 2015 2:43:00 PM

      The CMS MLN Connects™ National Provider Call Program has developed a variety of videos, many from previous national provider calls that can help you become more informed about the Medicare Program. Check out the following featured MLN Connects video slideshow presentations … Read Full Article

    • Monday, January 5, 2015 9:43:00 AM

    • High Noon for Federal Health Records Program?

      Posted Monday, January 5, 2015 9:43:00 AM

      2015 will be a critical year for testing the system.

      By Arthur Allen, Politico.com

      Vast spending, frustrating software, angry doctors facing a punch in the wallet — and a hungry new Congress. It could add up to a powerful threat to the Obama administration’s $30 … Read Full Article

    • Monday, January 5, 2015 8:53:21 AM

    • Open Payments: Final Rule Changes Related to Continuing Education Events

      Posted Monday, January 5, 2015 8:53:21 AM

      On October 31, CMS published four revisions as a final rule in the Federal Register as part of the 2015 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule publication. The Law and Policy web page includes details about the four revisions made to the Open Payments final rule. The most significant … Read Full Article