Tony Trenkle and the rest of CMS's management may have a legacy primarily associated with Healthcare.gov, but he helped the federal government make early forays into online services and his shared service plan at CMS may end up as a success.
Some states like Washington have enrolled 48,995 in health insurance programs through its new health exchange site, yet those states that have relied on the federal government's site have faltered. CIOs explain why.
Based on nearly three years working to engage thousands of physicians, the health system is not waiting for the federal mandate to turn ICD-10 on internally. And other providers may take a similar tack.
athenahealth VP of government and regulatory affairs Dan Haley offers an insider's take on the "interoperation" problem and how the EHR meaningful use incentives program could be tailored to correct it.
Members of the U.S. House of Representatives have voted by 257-167, with 172 Democratic votes and only 85 Republicans voting in favor, to approve the previously Senate-passed bill that will avert the so-called "fiscal cliff" of automatic tax increases and mandated spending cuts.