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Texas Medical Association Says Scrap ICD-10


Texas doctors, through the Texas Medical Association, submitted comments to HHS (Department of Health and Human Services) recommending HHS scraps the implementation of ICD-10 completely. (International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, 10th Edition). Original article: Healthcare business

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Update on Sunshine Act Compliance Deadlines


Back in December I wrote a blog post about the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) rule change for reporting on the Physicians Payment Sunshine Act. Original post here: http://i3.infinityinfo.com/blogs/entry/sunshine-act-compliance-deadlines-extended The CMS had decided to extend the data collection

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HHS Announces New Compliance Dates for ICD-10


In February this year we heard that Health and Human Services (HHS) was going to delay implementing ICD-10 diagnostic codes (International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, 10th Revision, or ICD-10). At that time HHS did not announce

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FDA Updates Social Media Guidelines for Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Industry


The FDA recently announced (some) updated social media guidelines for pharmaceutical and medical device firms. The actual title of these guidelines are “Guidance for Industry: Responding to Unsolicited Requests for Off-Label Information About Prescription Drugs and Medical Devices”. This is

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