Congress on Wednesday is considering legislation to allow physicians working in ambulatory surgical centers to receive the same payment incentives for meaningful use of electronic health records as doctors in other settings.
New Hampshire hospitals Dartmouth-Hitchcock, Elliot Health System and Frisbie Memorial Hospital are joining with Harvard Pilgrim Health Care to create a new analytics company to manage the clinical and financial data across the organization.
As dry as the decision may appear, insurers literally have millions of dollars on the line when CMS comes knocking. That makes picking the right auditor, and doing so the first time, absolutely critical.
As long as employer-sponsored benefits are here to stay, one technology company wants to be a modern kind of broker and HR service. It may or may not spell an early retirement wave for a generation of insurance producers.
It's turning out to be a problematic year for health insurance IT management. Another Blue Cross insurer company has been hacked, and this time it seems that subscriber medical information was exposed.