Florida has some of the highest public program fraud rates in the nation, and it's also the first state to adopt a front-end fraud prevention technology for social and health programs, with a pilot in greater Orlando.
The private online HIX is set to partner with federal exchanges to bring consumers another enrollment channel, and the company says its also offering states a free interface to create more ladders into the insurance pool.
Six years after Texas hospitals were given the ability to verify patient identity with a driver's license electronic strip, a bill passed by the state House and Senate would expand the practice to all providers.
This week in Government Health IT: Reports expose state and local governments as ill-prepared, whether that be for Big Data or cyber-attacks. Also, think tanks talk patient-centered care for cost-savings.
No one is going to reach ICD-10 compliance without healthcare vendors. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) sent out a list of questions that can help healthcare organizations assess vendor's capabilities: