Monthly Archives: November 2011

Imaging Reimbursements Cut Seven Times in Six Years

Congress and the Administration have cut imaging reimbursements seven times in six years, with payments for some services being reduced by more than 60 percent, including bone density screenings, arm and leg artery X-rays, and MRIs of the brain according to the Medical …

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Booz Allen identifies 9 ways IT is transforming healthcare

MCLEAN, VA – As healthcare moves into a new era of efficiency, effectiveness and improved patient outcomes through health information technology, consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton has identified the top nine ways health IT is transforming healthcare. Among the changes …

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CMS targets fraud with new analytics

WASHINGTON – The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services intends to take a bigger bite out of fraud and abuse by strengthening its monitoring and analytics capabilities to prevent and detect suspicious activities. CMS will conduct enrollment and medical claims …

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10 IT challenges for physician practices in 2012

 By now, we know physician practices have slightly different rules when it comes to their IT, and just as their technology is different, so are the challenges they’ll face in the upcoming year.  Whether it’s meaningful use or simply finding …

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