Pioneer ACOs jumping ship; EMR adoption tough in urban areas;

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> Despite the challenges, there are benefits practices will realize upon implementing ICD-10, PhysBizTech reported. Article

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> The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has confirmed that nine of the 32 Pioneer accountable care organizations may walk away from the experiment, which is designed to change the way medical providers are paid to manage care for patients with chronic diseases, FierceHealthcare reported. Article

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> Executives from some of the most prominent hospital systems in the U.S. urged the Senate Finance Committee last week to curb some of the practices of recovery audit contractors (RACs), FierceHealthFinance reported. Article

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> While it's often been reported that rural providers struggle with the adoption of electronic health records, physicians in many urban areas also experience their fair share of problems, FierceEMR reported. Article

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