Saying that the ACA "is going to be an implementation disaster," that will "hurt our economy severely," Senators including Marco Rubio insist they will only agree to a bill funding the federal government if it contains cuts to spending on the health reform law.
A new survey found that many providers cite a lack of time as the biggest hindrance and many are frustrated with their vendors thus far, which means those vendors have a great opportunity to step in soon.
Arkansas has received a tentative okay from the Department of Health and Human Services to provide Medicaid beneficiaries with subsidized insurance via the state HIX, part of a broader suite of policy transformations the state is pursuing.
The top 10 IT projects at HHS, how big data can reduce inefficiencies, DHS' 5 security threats of medical devices, what the VA has learned since that 2006 data breach, and President Obama's nagging problem.
Oregon CCOs, as in Coordinated Care Organizations, 3M opens HDD and the VA and DoD will inject it into iEHR, early progress points from a Pioneer ACO, big data tools on fraud and abuse, and a public hospital CEO's chief concerns.
This Week in Government Health IT: What the ICD-10 delay really means, CMS touts MSSP ACOs many of which are physician-led, a pair of HIEs adopt Direct, and the PHI questions to ask all your business associates.
There is a line from a Rush song that goes, "If you choose not to decide, you still have made a choice." And that "choice" seems to be guiding many healthcare providers when it comes to ICD-10 implementation.