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CMS completes first week of ICD-10 end-to-end testing

February 26, 2015

The CMS concluded its first successful end-to-end testing week of the new ICD-10 coding, the agency announced in a blog post.

“Testing allows us to identify areas of improvement, and we will work with outside entities and stakeholders to improve those very small deficiencies identified,” Marilyn B. Tavenner, administrator for the CMS, said in the post. “And we will continue to do testing, especially in those areas we identify as needing improvement.”

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ALLY-2: Daclatasvir/Sovaldi render high SVR rates in HIV/HCV patients

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A treatment regimen of daclatasvir and Sovaldi for 12 weeks produced high rates of sustained virologic response among patients with HIV and hepatitis C virus infection…
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Statin use may reduce risk for liver cancer

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The use of statins decreased the risk for primary liver cancer, especially in patients with liver disease and diabetes, according to newly published data. “The…
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3D regimen plus ribavirin yields high SVR in patients with HIV/HCV

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FDA issues final guidance on medical device data systems

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The FDA’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health finalized the guidance on Medical Device Data Systems and confirmed their intention not to enforce regulations…
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HCV Consults 2014

HCV Consults: Volume 1, Number 1

This activity is supported by educational grants from AbbVie and Genentech.

Physicians seldom experience a paradigm shift in disease management as great as that transpiring in HCV therapy. With…
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New HCV treatments could reduce mortality, but increase costs by billions

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BOSTON – In this video exclusive from The Liver Meeting, David B. Rein, PhD, MPA, of the National Opinion…
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Critical Issues in HBV
HBV Management in Complex Populations: Volume 1, Number 2

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Gilead Sciences Medical Affairs.

Hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection is a global epidemic with a worldwide burden. Physicians must address the importance…
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