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EHRs, Coding, and Billing Meeting with ONC & CMS
May 3, 2013 - 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Please join CMS and ONC for a meeting to discuss
EHRs, the increase in code levels billed for some Medicare services, and
appropriate coding in an increasingly electronic environment. Speakers will
discuss the effect of EHRs on quality clinical care, provider efficiency, and
coding, as well as coding challenges and opportunities facing hospitals and
clinicians. Anyone interested is invited to attend, including providers, HIT
vendors, and press. The event will be held May 3 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
ET at the CMS auditorium in Baltimore. A Webcast and conference
call line are available to participate remotely.
Tentative speakers, include:
- Jonathan Blum, CMS
- David Muntz, MD, ONC
- Benjamin K. Chu, MD, American Hospital
Association, Kaiser Foundation
Health Plan and Hospitals
- Bruce Siegel, MD, MPH, National Association of
Public Hospitals and Health Systems
- Steven J. Stack, MD, American Medical
- Sue Bowman, MJ, RHIA, CCS, FAHIMA, American
Health Information Management Association
- Mickey McGlynn, Siemens Medical Solutions,
Electronic Health Records Association
Additional representatives from physician and heath
IT organizations have been invited to discuss their experiences with coding.
Location: CMS Auditorium
7500 Security Boulevard
Baltimore, Maryland 21244
Registration is required to participate in-person or remotely. In-person and
conference call registration is limited, so please register early. http://electronichealthrecords.eventbrite.com. Information for the webcast and conference call will be provided in
the Eventbrite confirmation e-mail in the Event Details section.
Stage 2 Meaningful Use and 2013 PQRS Updates Webinar
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 - 11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Dr. Barbara Connors and Patrick Hamilton, from the Centers of Medicare & Medicaid Services, Region III, presented important updates surrounding Stage 2 Meaningful Use and 2013 PQRS Updates. Please click on the links below to access the Webinar presentation slides, Webinar recording and Q&As.