Taking HIPAA Seriously

A recent $750,000 settlement between the Department of Health and Human Services and a physician group stands as a reminder that HIPAA compliance must be taken seriously. The new AAHKS Advocacy firm, Epstein Becker & Green, takes a look at this case and the...

Visit the New AAHKS ICD-10 Resource Center

With the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) implementation of ICD-10 starting on October 1, 2015, AAHKS has compiled several resources to help ease the transition. ICD-10 expands the number of codes from 16,000 to 68,000 from the previous iteration, and...

AAHKS Expresses Support for ICD-TEN Act

In a letter to US Representative Diane Black and other sponsors, Jay R. Lieberman, MD, AAHKS President, expresses support for H. R. 2247, the “Increasing Clarity for Doctors by Transitioning Effectively Now Act” (“ICD-TEN Act”). Due to the exponential increase in the...
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