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Doc associations warn CMS about coming ‘storm’ of overlapping regulations
Modern Healthcare

The American Medical Association joined with other physician specialty groups to urge the CMS to consider the “imminent storm” of overlapping regulations going into effect next year.

In a letter to acting Administrator Marilyn Tavenner, the groups expressed concern that the timeline for transitioning to ICD-10 overlaps with other program deadlines, such as e-prescribing, electronic health records and the physician quality reporting system.