MSSNY should ask the AMA to demand that CMS educate the public that outline the potential negative financial consequences of the "two midnight" policy (the policy was postponed by President Obama's signing of HR 302 on April 1, 2014).
Workers' Compensation and no-fault carriers should use diagnosis codes consistent with HIPAA electronic standards and demand the permanent delay of implementation of lCD-10
The Dutchess County Medical Society is an organization that maintains high standards of integrity, honor, and courtesy in the medical profession; considers and acts upon matters effecting the practice of medicine and the public health of Dutchess County; cultivates and advances education in the science of medicine.
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