The Future of Scholarly Communications in Economics can be discussed in Hamburg at the end of the month. The event is chaired by Mark McCabe, from Boston University and University of Michigan, and organized by Economics: The Open-Access, Open-Assessment E-Journal.
The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) recently released the proposed 2015 GAAP Financial Reporting Taxonomy for public review and comment. The deadline to submit written comments is October 31, 2014.
Many are concerned about the financial burden that the ICD-10 implementation might create for healthcare providers. However, there are some ways the physicians can improve the clinical documentation and therefore the coding reimbursements. Being creatures of habit, they have tended to rely on memorized codes. If the reliance on memorization is minimized, reimbursements can improve. There are more anatomic specific codes in the new system, and that makes memorization even more difficult.