The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday voted 6-3 against the plaintiffs in the case of King v. Burwell. The ruling means more than 6 million residents in the 34 states with federal insurance exchanges can keep their tax subsidies for health coverage.
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State senators in Alabama passed a joint resolution calling on Congress to hold off on ICD-10.
“We hereby urge Congress to delay the implementation of ICD-10 and create an impartial committee to study the problems with implementation and develop recommendations to address the many unintended consequences that have not been adequately evaluated,” according to Senate Joint Resolution 279.
What does this actually mean?ICD-10 & Coding
- So what is interoperability anyway?
One of my most memorable experiences as an IT leader was working with with a dissatisfied customer. I asked what requirements were unmet, what features were priorities, and what future state was desired. The answer was “I’m not sure, but I know I’m not getting what I need”.Interoperability
The Forbes 2015 list of the richest people on the planet has become longer this year with the addition of even more billionaires. We found five health IT pioneers on the list you've probably heard of.Electronic Health Records