Policy

With the clock ticking down to the Oct. 1 deadline to transition to the ICD-10 dataset, the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) has introduced a new tool to help providers succeed with the transition.

More than half of healthcare organizations are not yet ready for the Oct. 1 ICD-10 transition, according to a new survey.

William Rogers, MD, director of the Physicians Regulatory Issues Team at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, has been named ICD-10 ombudsman.

With just over a month to go until the Oct. 1 ICD-10 deadline, the American Hospital Association has released a checklist of key steps that hospitals should take to ensure a successful transition.

The Affordable Care Act’s goal to promote reforms to the "overpriced, underperforming" U.S. healthcare system is often overlooked in the healthcare debate sweeping the country right now, argues New York Times op-ed columnist Bill Keller.

Federal health officials announced a major milestone for the health insurance exchanges, scheduled to open for enrollment on Oct. 1.

Contrary to some perceptions that immigrants drain money from government programs, when it comes to Medicare, immigrants are in fact contributing billions of dollars more than they use, according to a Health Affairs study set to appear in the June issue.