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great potential to help improve quality of care, but there are organizations that may not meet the minimum requirements to provide the rebate for the consumer. As far as the rebate there is 20% allotted for quality improvements as well as overhead, and it truly is quite a small amount of around 10-15 dollars per consumer. Some companies, like large insurance payers could spend up to 10 times that amount on quality improvements alone. One change that has been brought to light in regards to quality is the implementation of healthcare organizations switching to the Electronic Medical Records by 2014. It is a giant project and a massive initial cost. In 2011 there
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were only roughly a quarter of healthcare organizations that were utilizing up and running EHRs in their facilities. The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ website had stated that “on October 1, 2013, medical coding in U.S. health care will be modified from ICD-9 to version 10. All health care related systems that is protected by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) are required to make the transition, not just those healthcare institutions that submit Federal Medicare or State Medicaid claims” (2012, CMS). This upgrade is just another
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