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Teaching Hospital Update - August 5-9, 2013

 
 

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August 9, 2013

Curated by Allison Cohen (Association of American Medical Colleges, Washington, DC); edited by Amy Kaufman (Patton Boggs LLP, Washington, DC).

Top health IT official leaving HHS - Kyle Cheney - POLITICO.com
 
www­.politico.com - A key player in driving the nation's health IT policy announced Tuesday that he plans to leave the Obama administration this fall. Dr. Farzad Mostashari, national coordinator for health information...  

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Health organizations keep close tabs on patients

www­.dispatch.com - Andrea Easley, an American Health Network nurse, checks on one of her patients, Steven Borders, at his Obetz home. The Columbus Dispatch Monday August 5, 2013 5:58 AM Steven Borders of Obetz has lo...  

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CMS Overpaid Hospitals $38.2M for Short-Stay Claims

www­.healthleadersmedia.com - To reduce the payment errors the OIG made these recommendations to CMS and hospitals: In response, CMS noted that guidance is addressed in the final 2014 Inpatient Prospective Payment System rule. ... 

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CMS final rule on inpatient stays offers payment increases

www­.modernhealthcare.com - The CMS has issued its final Medicare 2014 payment rule for inpatient stays at acute-care hospitals and long-term care facilities. The new rule provides inflation-adjusted payment increases to hosp...  
 
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Doctors, hospitals unite to improve meaningful use stage 2 - amednews.com

www­.amednews.com - Washington Predicted problems that physicians and hospitals will encounter in upgrading and using electronic health record systems with new functionality mandated by the federal government have pro...  

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Final IPPS Rule Elicits Objections from Hospital Groups

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