Where’s my money?

With election season rapidly approaching, the onslaught of political advertisements can’t be far behind. Though the barrage of electioneering can feel like an annoyance at times, it will get many of us thinking about the state of our country and the people we elect to make decisions on our behalf that affect all of us … Read more

Chiropractors backing Crist

Last month’s campaign fundraising totals show Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Charlie Crist has strong backing from Florida chiropractors. Credit: Michael Dorausch/Wikimedia Commons In April alone, individual chiropractors contributed at least $112,000 to Crist’s campaign – roughly 12 percent of his fundraising haul for the month. The support for Republican Gov. Rick Scott’s likely challenger comes two … Read more

CMS statement on ICD-10

“On April 1, 2014, the Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014 (PAMA) (Pub. L. No. 113-93) was enacted, which said that the Secretary may not adopt ICD-10 prior to October 1, 2015. Accordingly, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services expects to release an interim final rule in the near future that will … Read more

CMS releases brief statement on ICD-10

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has released the following statement regarding the ICD-10 delay: With enactment of the Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014, CMS is examining the implications of the ICD-10 provision and will provide guidance to providers and stakeholders soon.  This provision in the statute reads as follows:  “The Secretary of Health … Read more

ICD-10 has been delayed, now what?

With the delay of the implementation of ICD-10, many people are wondering what steps to take next. According to the new law, ICD-10 may not be implemented before 10/1/15. However, there is no guarantee that it will be implemented at that time. There is even speculation that ICD-10 may be skipped altogether in favor of ICD-11 which is scheduled to … Read more