TITLE

Revolt over IT requirements

AUTHOR(S)
Conn, Joseph
PUB. DATE
November 2011
SOURCE
Modern Healthcare;11/21/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 47, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the actions taken by the American Medical Association (AMA) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) over information technology (IT) requirements in the U.S. AMA has rejected a new clinical coding system. The CMS has decided to ease off the deadline for the adoption of the Version 5010 healthcare electronic data transmission standards. It mentions that 5010 adoption stands as a requirement for International Classification of Diseases (ICD)-10 conversion.
ACCESSION #
67669169

 

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