Tag Archives: Groups

Medical groups want changes to CMS Patients Over Paperwork program

The American Medical Group Association and Medical Group Management Association have both weighed in with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services about CMS’ proposed rules on reducing regulatory burden – and both want changes. WHY IT MATTERSFor its part, AMGA offered a list of suggestions CMS should take to cut back on Medicare’s regulatory… Read More »

WEDI mulls new role in administering standards maintenance groups

Designated Standards Maintenance Organizations may play a key role in maintaining the HIPAA transaction standards. Now, the Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange, which works to improve health information exchange, care quality and efficiency while cutting costs, may want to take on a new function and administer DSMOs, said Charles Stellar, CEO of WEDI, during HIMSS19.… Read More »

32 “Transformative Grants” Awarded to Groups Fighting HIV in the Deep South

The Gilead COMPASS Initiative awarded Transformative Grants to 32 nonprofits battling the HIV epidemic in the South. Together, the recipients represent all nine states in the deep South, and they’re focused on reducing stigma, building organizational capacity, addressing HIV-related disparities in the South and promoting well-being, mental health and trauma-informed care. An overview of the… Read More »