AHA urges Congress to provide EHR flexibility, ICD-10 certainty

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Harnessing the power of information technology to improve care requires giving providers greater flexibility to deploy electronic health records, holding vendors accountable for safe, interoperable products and providing certainty on the transition to the ICD-10 coding system by implementing the new codes... read more

Topic: Advocacy and Public Policy
Tags: EHRs, ICD-10, coding

AHA, others urge Congress to oppose further ICD-10 delays

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Hospitals are ready for the ICD-10 coding system, the AHA said in a Feb. 11 statement to the House Energy & Commerce Health Subcommittee. Delaying its implementation beyond the planned Oct. 1 date “will only add additional costs as existing investments will be further wasted and future costs will grow,”... read more

Topic: Advocacy and Public Policy
Tags: ICD-10, coding

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