Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is an agency in the US Department of Health and Human Services. They work with the government to manage areas such as Medicare, State Children’s Health Insurance Program, Medicaid, and the health insurance portability standards. They work to ensure things like laboratory quality standards, long term care facility […]
ICD-10 is the 10th revised version of the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (ICD), and is published by the World Health Organization (WHO). It is a list that contains codes for various diseases, their signs and symptoms, complaints and causes for injury etc. The ICD is used as a diagnostic tool in […]
What is efficiency? Does It depend on whom you ask? With the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in 2010 the concept of efficiency in health care has become a mainstream issue. With the issue of efficiency in mind, one must determine what is efficiency? An economist would define efficiency as “a relationship between ends and means. When we call a situation inefficient, […]
According to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), “The previous revision, ICD-9-CM, contains outdated, obsolete terms that are inconsistent with current medical practice, new technology, and preventive services.”1 The U.S. health care system lags significantly behind in ICD-10 adoption when compared to other industrialized nations. According to the Agency for Healthcare Research and […]
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