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

Hospital groups urge Congress to avoid further ICD-10 delays

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In a Dec. 5 letter to congressional leaders, the AHA and seven other national hospital organizations urged Congress to avoid any further delays in the Oct. 1, 2015 transition to the ICD-10 coding system.

 “Recent ICD-10 implementation delays have been disruptive and costly for hospitals and health... read more

Topic: Advocacy and Public Policy
Tag: ICD-10

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