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AHA applauds draft Senate bill to end ‘all-or-nothing approach’ to EHR meaningful use

Draft legislation in the Senate would eliminate the “all-or-nothing approach” to meaningful use incentive programs. “Under this approach, failure to meet any one of the requirements under the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs, even by a small a Continue reading

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Via: US Senators, 300 Groups Urge CMS Not to Implement Medicare Part B Proposal

More than a dozen Republican Senators and some “300 groups representing physicians, drug makers, and patients” are criticizing the Obama Administration’s proposal “to revamp the Medicare Part B program” in letters sent to CMS. via US Senators, 300 Groups Urge … Continue reading

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U.S. Senate Committee blames providers for appeals backlog

Forget the denials, reduce the appeals The U.S. Senate Finance Committee heard testimony and expressed dismay yesterday about the humongous backlog of appeals at the Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeals (OMHA), now totaling over 870,000 appeals, according to testimony … Continue reading

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