Practice Management & Coding

Updated 1/29/2016

Featured Articles

Special Edition: ICD-10 DII Newsletter (September 2015)

 The Changing Business Landscape of OB/GYN - Listen and Learn: An ACOG District II Podcast, Recorded April 27, 2013, Grand Hyatt New York


Coding & Nomenclature

CMS Video Reviews ICD 10 Coding Basics [26:23:00]

Clarifying Questions and Answers Related to the July 6, 2015 CMS/AMA Joint Announcement and Guidance Regarding ICD-10 Flexibilities

New Medscape Resources Offer CME/CE Credits

Free ICD-10 Webcasts - ACOG is offering ICD-10 Webcasts at no cost. The webcasts are informational CME or CEU are attached.


Health Information Technology

CCHIT Announces Obstetric Certification of EHRs

Medicaid/Medicare EHR Incentive Programs

MSSNY Preferred EHR Vendor Program


Late breaking news on medical-legal developments affecting physicians and health care professionals.

StatLaw New York, January 15, 2016:

  • New York State Department of Health Announces Online Medical Marijuana System
  • Advocacy Groups Pushing to Require Federal Exchange Health Plans to Cover Medications Used to Treat Opioid Addiction
  • Senate Committee Suggests Congress Pass Legislation to Better Track Device Medical Device Safety

StatLaw New York, November 15, 2015:

  • CMS Admits to Underpaying Dual-eligible Health Plans; Issues with Star Ratings
  • CMS to Require Prior Authorizations for Non-emergent Ambulance Services
  • Health Republic Closing

StatLaw Q&A


State Guidelines

2016 EHR Payment Adjustments Tip Sheet for Eligible Professionals

CMS Physician Quality Reporting System

Mandatory E-Prescribing: Are you ready?

Medicaid Fee-for-Service Providers Dispense Brand Name Drug when Less Expensive than Generic Program

New York State Medicaid Fee-For-Service Pharmacy Programs


Practice Resources

Emergency Medical Services and Surprise Bills

Extensions Requested for Mandatory E-Prescribing Deadline, MLMIC

CDC Immunization Schedules

Six Ways the Affordable Care Act will Impact Individual Health Insurance (NY Health Plan Association)

Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) Program

Lead Poisoning Prevention for Prenatal Care Providers

Preventing Violence: A Guide to Safety

Revised OBS Adverse Event Reporting Form