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CMS awards Emdeon a contract to define the process for testing new HIPAA and ACA transaction standards.

Cerner will integrate Gateway EDI’s claims and remit systems within Cerner PM solutions.

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Medicare administrative contractor Palmetto GBA posts the results of a prepayment review for CPT code 99214 (established office visit), which included denial rates between 44 and 65 percent. Documentation inadequacy and coding too high an intensity were the most frequent reasons for denials.

More than half of cardiology practices have sold or leased their practices to hospitals compared to 32 percent in 2011. The primary driver was business expenses.

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Five practices within Stellaris Health Network deploy PatientKeeper Charge Capture to send charge information from Meditech to their NextGen billing system.

Mississippi House members approve legislation that would allow insurance companies to pay physicians who consult with rural doctors via telemedicine.

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SimplifyMD reports that 100 percent of its customers choosing to file for MU attestation have completed the process.

A study finds that HIT adoption by FQHCs is associated with significant improvements in care quality. FQHCs with higher HIT capacity were found to be more likely to use discharge summaries, notify patients for preventive services and follow-up, and create timely appointments for specialty care.

Greenway Medical announces that is compliant with 37 ONC 2014 Edition criteria and is certified as an EHR Module by CCHIT.

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eClinicalWorks announces the availability of billing services charged as 2.9 percent of monthly collected revenue.

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