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CMS finalizes EHR meaningful-use rule, adds some flexibility
By Modern Healthcare | September 02, 2014
The CMS late Friday finalized a rule allowing hospitals and eligible professionals more flexibility in how they meet meaningful-use requirements for the electronic health-record incentive program.
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Healthcare outsiders fuel digital health startups
By Modern Healthcare | September 02, 2014
A gold rush inevitably lures outsiders, and digital health is no different. People with tech talent but little to no healthcare experience are encamping in the booming sector.
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CMS offers holiday sale on audit appeals
By Modern Healthcare | September 02, 2014
In a pre-Labor Day weekend bid to lower its backlog of contentious payment disputes, the CMS Friday offered to pay hospitals 68% of all medical claims appealed by the service providers after having been rejected by outside auditors.
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More Medicare star ratings coming soon—unless providers can put the brakes on
By Modern Healthcare | September 02, 2014
Hospital groups and dialysis and home care providers are warning that a five-star rating system the CMS plans to apply to them soon is more likely to confuse consumers than help them meaningfully compare providers' quality and safety.
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Providers see little enthusiasm to join Pioneer ACOs
By Modern Healthcare | September 02, 2014
Federal officials are floating the idea of expanding Medicare's Pioneer model for accountable care organizations, but they might struggle to recruit any new participants.
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