TITLE

ON THE REGULATORY RADAR SCREEN

PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
AHA News;3/22/2010, Vol. 46 Issue 6, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This section offers news briefs related to U.S. health care regulation. The American Hospital Association (AHA) commented that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' (CMS) proposed standard for meaningful use of electronic health records (EHRs) was too high and unrealistic. The CMS said that the direct supervision requirement for critical access hospitals (CAH) will not be implemented by Medicare contractors in 2010. The RACTrac survey tool for tracking Medicare Recovery Audit Contractors (RAC) impact will be available starting April 5, 2010.
ACCESSION #
49037171

 

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