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CMS talks EHRs, the three-day rule, value-based purchasing program and more

HIM-HIPAA Insider, February 8, 2011

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During the January 12 Hospital & Hospital Quality Open Door Forum, CMS representatives discussed and answered questions on several topics, including the EHR incentive program, the three-day rule, screening criteria, end-stage renal disease (ESRD) payments, and the proposed rule for the hospital value-based purchasing program going into effect in October 2012.

Regarding the latter, CMS indicated it is accepting comments until March 8, and will hold a special forum regarding the details of the program in the near future.
 
For more information on what was discussed on the call, visit the HCPro Revenue Cycle Institute.
 
For a complete transcript of the call, visit  the MedicareFind website.



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