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News Archive

Read all of the past articles and news story posted and shared by AMS here. Choose between categories or posting dates or use the Search box located at the top of the webpage to find key articles of interest.

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ICD-10

ICD-10 Codes

International Classification of Diseases (ICD) codes are alphanumeric designations that providers assign to every medical diagnosis and description of symptoms for patients.

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EHR Stimulus

EHR Stimulus

On Feb. 17, 2009, President Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act), a critical measure to stimulate the economy. Among other provisions, the new law provides major opportunities for the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), its partner agencies, and the States to improve the nation’s health care through health information technology (HIT) by promoting the meaningful use of electronic health records (EHR) via incentives (EHR Stimulus).

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AMS Meaningful Use Certified

Meaningful Use

Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs provide incentive payments to eligible professionals and hospitals as they adopt, implement, upgrade or demonstrate meaningful use of certified EHR technology. The incentive programs are designed to support providers in the transition to electronic health records and to encourage the meaningful use of EHRs to improve safety, quality and efficiency in patient health care.

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ONC HIT 2014 Certification

ONC HIT Certification

American Medical Software’s Ultra Charts version 26 has achieved ONC HIT 2014 Edition Complete Ambulatory EHR certification, which designates that the software is capable of supporting eligible providers with meeting the Stage 1 and Stage 2 Meaningful Use measures required to qualify for funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).

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HIPAA

HIPAA

In January 2013, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released a set of rules, known collectively as the omnibus rule, designed to supplement and modify the privacy, security, breach notification, and enforcement rules governing patient health information in HIPAA. Penalties can range from $100 to $1.5 million depending on the violation.

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