Corporate Compliance

Regulations: HHS issues administrative simplification proposed rule, CMS issues corrections to EHR proposed rule

Medicare Insider, April 24, 2012

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HHS issues administrative simplification proposed rule

On April 17, HHS issued a proposed rule in the Federal Register that would implement section 1104 of the Affordable Care Act by establishing new requirements for administrative transactions that would improve the utility of the existing HIPAA transactions and reduce administrative burden and costs. This rule also proposes to change the official compliance date for ICD-10 from October 1, 2013 to October 1, 2014.

View the proposed rule.

View an HCPro article on the ICD-10 delay.

Submit a comment.

CMS issues technical corrections to EHR Incentive Program—Stage 2 proposed rule
 On April 18, CMS issued technical and typographical errors to the proposed rule entitled ‘‘Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Electronic Health Record Incentive Program—Stage 2’’ which appeared in the March 7, 2012.
 
View the corrections.
 



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