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Monthly Archives: November 2013

I am posting this message from CMS about ICD-10 as it identifies several potentially important resources for those practices still working towards the ICD-10 deadline (which likely means everyone): The ICD-10 compliance date is less than a year away! The October 1, 2014 transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10 codes will affect all entities covered by…

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We’re getting close to the January 1, 2014 Stage 2 MU start – and so far, not a word from CMS or ONC about any changes to MU 2 despite major concerns expressed by several organizations (see post from October 11th). There are several major issues with the Medicare EHR Incentive Program: With less than…

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The 2014 Annual HIMSS Conference & Exhibition, February 23-27, 2014, will take place at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. More than 35,000 healthcare industry professionals are expected to attend to discuss health IT issues and view innovative solutions designed to transform healthcare. AmericanEHR Partners is proud to support this annual event that…

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has an “interactive” guide to alert eligible professionals about the potential for penalties for the following programs: 2013 eRx program 2013 Meaningful Use (EHR Incentive) Program 2013 Physician Quality Reporting System for individuals and groups of <100 2013 Physician Quality Reporting System for groups >100 If you’re confused…

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