Posted on 02. Feb, 2009 by in Provider News
There’s a big boost for ‘back office’ health care jobs in an economic stimulus bill making its way through Congress.
Part of the bill would inject $20 billion into health information technology development, reports National Public Radio. That translates into 200,000 jobs at health care facilities for professionals who set up HIT systems and teach clinicians how to use them, estimates Dr. John Halamka, CIO at Harvard Medical School. More from NPR …
- Free updates on CPT, ICD-9, HCPCS, Medicare, NCCI edits, and ICD-10.
- Discounts on 3rd party offers