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CMS Unleashes Bigger Trove of Claims Data To Help Hospitals Improve Care Quality

Under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA), the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) allows qualified providers to share or sell analyses of Medicare and private claims data to support improved delivery of healthcare, as reported by Healthcare News IT.

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Evidence-Based Interventions for Your Community

The Community Preventive Services Task Force offers a series of materials to help providers increase disease prevention for adults.

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ICD-10 Post-Implementation: Coding Basics Video

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has created a video, featuring Sue Bowman from the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and Nelly Leon-Chisen from the American Hospital Association (AHA), who discuss the unique characteristics and features of the new ICD-10...

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ICD-10 Transition Letter

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued a transition letter for providers concerning the change from ICD-9 to ICD-10 as the medical code set for medical diagnoses and inpatient hospital procedures. Download and review the transition letter to become acquainted with the...

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QIN-QIO Facts

As of August 1, 2014, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) created a new functional structure for the Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) Program that delivers program value to patients and families, maximizes learning and collaboration for improving care, and supports the...

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Toolkit for Rapid-Cycle Patient Safety and Quality Improvement

The Agency for Healthcare and Quality Research has compiled information and resources to help physicians' offices to assess and improve testing. Take special note of the electronic health record evaluation tool.

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