All health care providers and hospitals covered by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) are required to transition to the new International Classification of Diseases, 10th Edition (ICD-10), diagnosis and procedure coding system, starting on the upcoming implementation date of October 1, 2015 set by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). [...]
We announced today that our information technology (IT) systems were the target of a sophisticated cyberattack and that steps are being taken for the protection of our participating providers, members, and others that do business with us.
As a result of cyberattacks on other insurance companies, we engaged Mandiant, one of the world’s leading cybersecurity firms, [...]
The NYS Department of Health is conducting a series of listening tours to gain feedback on the State Innovation Model (SIM) and the various aspects of the Advanced Primary Care Model. We are urging members to participate. The local event will be held on Wednesday, August 12, 2015 from 10 AM till noon at the [...]
Dear MSSNY and Alliance Members:
The 2015 legislative session conclude early this morning. Through your efforts guided by MSSNY leadership and the collective efforts of MSSNY staff, MSSNY has had a very successful legislative year.
As part of the budget, we: (1) secured $127.4M in funding for the Excess Medical Liability program; (2) defeated accreditation and onerous [...]