Latest Advocacy News
April 21, 2021
At the recent ICD-10 Coordination and Maintenance (C&M) Committee meeting, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and National Center for Health Statistics discussed the possible adoption of April 1 ICD-10 code updates.
April 15, 2021
AHIMA submitted comments to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT regarding the US Core For Data Interoperability (USCDI) Version 2. The USCDI establishes a baseline set of standardized data classes and data elements to enhance nationwide, interoperable health information exchange. The USCDI Draft version 2 proposes to new data classes and data elements to the USCDI.
April 13, 2021
As the cost of care rises, policymakers have increasingly focused on the need for greater transparency in healthcare prices and health plan coverage.
April 12, 2021
A policy statement on the subject of affordability has been approved by AHIMA’s Board of Directors.
March 22, 2021
AHIMA submitted comments to the HHS Office for Civil Rights regarding its proposed rule that would modify aspects of the HIPAA Privacy Rule. The proposed rule would, among other things, amend certain provisions of the HIPAA Privacy Rule that could present barriers to coordinated care and case management, or impose regulatory burdens without offsetting such burdens through privacy protections.
March 19, 2021
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