November 11, 2014 | Anthony Brino

A new Republican majority focused on curbing regulation may give the healthcare industry the opposite of what most are looking for: uncertainty. Or they could turn to a fairly simple option to help the stakeholders long resistant to ICD-10.

November 3, 2014 | Anthony Brino

All HIPAA-covered health organizations, and especially insurers, have been handed a small victory in the war of administrative simplification, as federal regulators once again back off a policy change long in the making.

September 30, 2014 | Tom Sullivan

Don't rule out chaos for next year's ICD-10 deadline, or maybe plan on it, if the latest readiness research is any indication. 

September 29, 2014 | Mike Milliard

The parallels between the nation's ICD-10 switch and the popular fantasy epic are real.

August 1, 2014 | Mike Milliard

Well, here we are. The revised compliance date for providers, payers and clearinghouses to transition to ICD-10 has been finalized by the Department of Health and Human Services.

May 12, 2014 | Ben Harris, Contributing Writer

Modernizing code is essential for payers as technology ages and healthcare evolves. How does it work, and what's on the line?

May 1, 2014 | Tom Sullivan

Mothballing, busted budgets and a lack of credibility are swirling in the minds of ICD-10 managers, and it's enough to make some insurers question the logic of future investments.

April 2, 2014 | Anthony Brino

With the delay in ICD-10, many insurers now have to slow down a mammoth IT project and, potentially more disruptive, make adjustments to a whole slew of programs and contracts.

April 1, 2014 | Tom Sullivan

Just like that, the massive code set conversion won't happen before Oct. 1, 2015 unless President Obama derails the legislation.

March 21, 2014 | Carl Natale

ICD-10Grab a photograph. Any photo. Then take it to a photocopier, and copy it. 

February 20, 2014 | Tom Sullivan

Some people will invariably take this as proof that ICD-10 will not be pushed back any further — while others will suggest it serves as evidence that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services cannot be taken at its word.

February 5, 2014 | Mike Miliard

Just 10 months out from the ICD-10 compliance date, fewer than 10 percent of physician practices say they've made significant progress in their readiness for implementation, according to the Medical Group Management Association.

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