While the latest delay of ICD-10 has created some confusion, the CEO of AHIMA says providers, payers, and other stakeholders are doing what they can to prepare staff. Those that can afford it will try to teach both ICD-10 and ICD-9. >>>
"The timelines and the pressures we're putting on the industry need some flexibility and sequencing so that people can be successful," says the CEO of CHIME. He and others are hopeful that Kathleen Sebelius's successor will listen to and understand the needs of the field. >>>
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is resigning after a five-year tenure of landmark achievements and technical fiascos. President Obama will nominate Sylvia Mathews Burwell, the director of the Office of Management and Budget, to replace her. >>>
New players in healthcare are gaining a toehold with frustrated consumers who are "ready to abandon traditional care models for ones that echo experiences in banking, retail and entertainment," research from PwC's Health Research Institute indicates. >>>
A federally-backed drive to create a value-based healthcare delivery system in partnership with providers and payers is under way nationwide. Three years ago, an unprecedented financial crisis prompted Arkansas "to bet the farm" on a similar value-based healthcare model. >>>
The push is on to target patients who need help with self-care, which is key to lowering hospital readmission rates. A tool to measure "patient activation" offers healthcare providers a way to look beyond the bedside to assist patients. >>>
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