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  • Yet another ICD-10 delay

    Yet another ICD-10 delay Improved, more specific codes prohibited until 2015 Looks like it’ll be at least another year before the healthcare system can see fewer errors caused by limited diagnosis and procedure codes. In April, Lawmakers pushed back the switch to the tenth revision of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD) codes from the […]
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  • The Newest Epidemic

    Both young and old are abusing narcotics In April, an advisory panel voted unanimously that the FDA not approve a new pain medication that combines morphine and oxycodone into one capsule. It said approving this drug amid a national epidemic of opioid and controlled substance abuse will only make this problem worse. How bad is […]
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