The lack of response is surprising given that several states, particularly Hawaii, Maryland, Massachusetts and Oregon, were widely expected to ditch their own exchanges after severe technical problems impeded many consumers from signing up for coverage online.

Article source: http://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20140519/NEWS/305199948

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This afternoon, CMS and ONC announced the release of a proposed rule that will allow some flexibility for Eligible Professionals, Eligible Hospitals, and Critical Access Hospitals attempting to attest to the Meaningful Use EHR Incentive Program in 2014.

Article source: http://www.himss.org/News/NewsDetail.aspx?ItemNumber=30143

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Now CMS is sending signals it may ditch the two-midnight policy for short hospital stays.

Article source: http://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20140520/NEWS/305209965

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EHR cost data for docs? Big money saver

On November 26th, 2013, posted in: Industry News by

Out of control healthcare spending in the U.S. is no secret. Annually, healthcare expenditures currently stand at a whopping $2.7 trillion, a number that has industry leaders rushing to take new cost-cutting measures.

Article source: http://www.healthcareitnews.com/news/ehr-cost-data-docs-save-big-money

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Analytics works wonders in Colorado

On November 10th, 2013, posted in: Industry News by

Among state experiments in Medicaid policy, Colorado’s accountable care collaborative program is showing early successes in coordinating care and curtailing over utilization

Article source: http://www.healthcareitnews.com/news/analytics-works-wonders-colorado

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