CMS & ONC Listening Session: Billing and Coding with Electronic Health Records

In this session, Steven Wartman, M.D., PhD, MACP, President and CEO of the Association of Academic Health Centers (AAHC), addresses coding challenges with Electronic Health Records. This recording was part of the "CMS & ONC Listening Session: Billing and Coding with Electronic Health Records" which took place at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services in Baltimore on May 3, 2013. To access the slides and to learn more about E-Health, please visit:...

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FDA Approves Take-Home Colon Cancer Test

The FDA says Cologuard, a noninvasive test people can take at home, might cut colon cancer deaths by screening people who avoid colonoscopies.

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ICD-10 Coding and Diabetes

Health care providers will start using ICD-10 instead of ICD-9 medical codes on October 1, 2015. This animated video from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) uses diabetes to show how ICD-10 codes improve on ICD-9.

The expanded structure of ICD-10 codes captures more detail about a patient’s condition. For example, unlike ICD-9, ICD-10 codes distinguish between type 1 and type 2 diabetes. ICD-10 diabetes codes describe underlying conditions or causes as well as...

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Blue Button 2.0 at HIMSS 2018

With the CMS Blue Button API, third party Software Developers can build integrations to access claims information for a beneficiary. The Blue Button API contains four years of claims data for 53 million Medicare beneficiaries, and provides access to Medicare Part A, B and D data. This data reveals a variety of information about a beneficiary’s health, including type of Medicare coverage, drug prescriptions, primary care treatment and cost. Beneficiaries also have full control over how their...

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Learn how to obtain a Health Plan Identifier for a Subhealth plan!

In this video presentation, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) walks through each step of the application process to obtain a health plan identifier (HPID) for a subhealth plan (SHP).

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Medicare Plan Finder - Jane's Reflection (Regular Version)

Hear how Jane used the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Service’s (CMS) Plan Finder webpage to find her ideal Medicare coverage. The Medicare.gov Plan Finder webpage (https://www.medicare.gov/find-a-plan/questions/home.aspx) can help you find a Medicare health or drug plan that meets your needs. Plan Finder is a free, impartial, trusted way to browse, compare, and enroll in Medicare plans, right on the spot.

This video is dedicated to Eugenia Mattison Gibson, in recognition and appreciation...

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Health Plan and Other Entity Enumeration System (HPOES)

Learn more about the Health Plan and Other Entity Identifiers and the Health Plan and Other Entity Enumeration System (HPOES)!

In this video presentation, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service (CMS) provides an overview of the health plan identifier (HPID) and the other entity identifier (OEID) policy and the Health Plan and Other Entity Enumeration System (HPOES).

Viewers will learn more about the requirements in the HHS final rule published on September 5, 2012, that adopted a...

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CMS Quality Conference 2015: Industry Leaders Discuss IMPACT Act 2/26/16

This MLN Connects® video features segments from the December 2015 CMS Quality Conference in Baltimore. Industry leaders share their thoughts on the relevance and importance of the Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation (IMPACT) Act in today’s health care delivery system for Post-Acute Care (PAC), including:

-Keynote presentation by Kate Goodrich, MD, Director of the Center for Clinical Standards and Quality (CCSQ)

-Achieving Data Standardization across PAC Settings by Tara...

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Medicare & Medicaid at 50: Their Past, Present and Future Impact on Health Equity

Dr. Cara James, Director, CMS OMH, shares opening remarks at the Medicare & Medicaid at 50: Their Past, Present and Future Impact on Health Equity conference in Baltimore, MD.

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Data.Medicare.Gov: Get Started!

Summary: This CMS training Section will:

• Provide an introduction to Data.Medicare.Gov,

• Demonstrate options for accessing the data, and

• Describe how to make use of the site's tools for exploring and interacting with the data.

The training session is appropriate for both technical and non-technical users of Compare website data, for example, researchers, health care administrators, and quality improvement professionals.

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