Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced a proposed rule that would delay the compliance date for ICD-10 from Oct. 1, 2013 to Oct. 1, 2014. This proposed rule was posted to the Federal Register April 17, which started the stopwatch for the 30-day comment period. All comments are due to HHS no later than 5 p.m. eastern time May 17.
April 20th, 2012
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) plans to release in May a proposed rule strengthening existing privacy, security, and enforcement requirements for organizations handling patients’ health information, Healthcare IT News reports. The rule is required by the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act. (more…)
April 30th, 2010