Daily News Digest for July 9, 2013

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Jim Tate, EMR AdvocateThe Appeal of a Failed EHR Incentive Audit
The letter the hospital received said it all, "Based on our desk review of the supporting documentation furnished by the facility, we have determined that Hospital X has not met the meaningful use criteria.............Since your facility did not meet the meaningful use criteria, the EHR incentive payment will be recouped. You will receive a demand for  your total Medicare EHR incentive payment shortly from the EHR HITECH Incentive Payment Center." Read More
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Online Certification Course on Stage 1 and Stage 2 Meaningful Use Requirements
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Featured White Paper
ICD-10 What You Need To Know To Be Ready
The government pushed back the compliance date for ICD-10 once to accommodate the many other health IT programs medical practices have had to implement, but there are no signs that the compliance date will be pushed back again. This white paper will briefly discuss the background and timeline of ICD-10 and outline ways that medical organizations and health IT vendors can work together to transition to the new ICD-10 code sets by the October 2014 compliance deadline. Learn More

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