AAPC announced an international distribution agreement with the American Medical Association that will facilitate access and adoption of the Current Procedural Terminology content for global users.Read More
Xavier Becerra has been confirmed as the 25th United States secretary of health and human services beginning on March 19, 2021. AMA, AHA, ATA along with dozens of other industry and professional organizations are standing by him and are ready to work with him.
We’ve rounded up some of the latest news and announcements pertaining to the coronavirus and the healthcare industry.
Responding to Americans’ growing reluctance to share health data and unresolved tension over eroding personal privacy, the American Medical Association issued new privacy principles supporting an individual’s right to control, access, and delete personal data collected about them.
The ONC released their long awaited final rule on patient access, information blocking, and certification updates on March 9th. We have rounded up the usual suspects as they make their initial statements about the rule.
By Bennett Lauber – The capacity of the human brain to process information has remained not changed—even as the number of types of users for software-based Internet connected devices has increased at an exponential rate.
Physicians across the country and across specialties are urging CMS to reduce the harms and burdens of prior authorization by incorporating Consensus Principles into its policies and encouraging other payers to do so as well.
Delegates to the AMA’s annual meeting endorsed a host of policy recommendations that would keep the focus on AI’s role in enhancing patient care, improving population health, reducing overall costs while increasing value, and supporting the professional satisfaction of physicians.
The AMA has submitted comprehensive comments to the ONC in response to the sweeping set of proposed changes to health IT certification & implementation of the 21st Century Cures Act & to CMS in response to its proposal on patient access and interoperability.