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Meaningful Use and MACRA

Posted by Jessica Langley on March 2016

Confusion Around “Meaningful Use” Lifecycle and MACRA – Will it Affect Medical Assistants?

A recent statement by a Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) representative that “Meaningful Use” was going to end in 2016 has been widely published and often misconstrued, particularly with respect to its impact on credentialed medical assistants.

While it is true that the CMS will be switching incentive programs for practice-based healthcare providers, the new incentive programs will continue to measure EHR meaningful use. Moreover, there has been no indication from the CMS that it intends to change its rule allowing EHR orders entered by credentialed medical assistants to count towards incentive calculations.

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Regulatory Updates

Posted by Jessica Langley on March 2016


New Mexico Pharmacy Technician Regulatory Update

The New Mexico Board of Pharmacy has adopted rules that allow certified pharmacy technicians to perform data input at remote practice sites. They must be registered with the Board as certified pharmacy technicians and have at least 2 years of experience performing data entry functions as certified pharmacy technicians. For additional details, click here.

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Coming Soon: NHA Branded Study Materials

Posted by Stefanie Voth on February 2016

Educators and employers alike know National Healthcareer Association (NHA) certifications act as markers of health care workers’ knowledge and professionalism. Over the years, ATI Allied Health study materials have helped countless candidates prepare for their NHA exams.

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Updates on ICD-10 and Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS) Exam Content

Posted by Stefanie Voth on September 2015

NHA has diligently monitored the progress and updates with regard to the transition to ICD-10 occurring October 1, 2015.  NHA is committed to providing up-to-date assessments reflecting current practice. To achieve this goal with regard to ICD-10, NHA has collected data and reviewed the quality of exam questions related to the new ICD-10 standards. After October 1, 2015, questions meeting the review standards will be released for use on the Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS) exam, ensuring that candidates are assessed on their understanding of ICD-10.

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National Healthcareer Association (NHA) awards 500,000 certifications to health care professionals

Posted by Stefanie Voth on August 2015


National Healthcareer Association (NHA) celebrates awarding more than 500,000 certifications to health care professionals by making additional investments in the industry. From rebranding to proactive advocacy initiatives, NHA continues to elevate the quality of patient care through certification of skilled allied health professionals.

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The Story of NHA's New Brand

Posted by Nadine Long on June 2015

Our new, energized brand position is our way of expressing our shared commitment to creating a higher standard of frontline healthcare.

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Career Education College and Universities
June 6-8, 2017
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Future Healthcare Professionals (HOSA)
June 21-24, 2017
Orlando, FL

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