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  • Welcome to the ICD 10 - (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS))  - 01-OCT-2015    Today, the U.S. health care system moves to the International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision.
  • Population Health: Behavioral and Social Science Insights - (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), National Institutes of Health (NIH))  - 01-OCT-2015    A new book, Population Health: Behavioral and Social Science Insights, produced jointly by AHRQ and NIH's Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research, is a collection of papers that highlight the varied contributions of the behavioral and social sciences to population health.
  • Draft 2016 Interoperability Standards Advisory - (Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, HHS (ONC))  - 23-SEP-2015    Comments are being accepted on the draft version of this report. Comments may be submitted until 5 p.m. on Friday, November 6, 2015.
  • Health IT Complaint Form - (Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, HHS (ONC))  - 17-SEP-2015    ONC has released a utility to allow organizations to file complaints about HIT products.
  • NPRM for Revisions to the Common Rule - (Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) U.S.)  - 11-SEP-2015    Comments may be submitted until 5 p.m. on December 7, 2015, on these proposed standards, aimed at ensuring the highest standards of protections for human subjects involved in research, while enhancing effectiveness of oversight.
  • Proposed Medicaid Expansion in Montana - (Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) US)  - 11-SEP-2015    Montana Health and Economic Livelihood Partnership (HELP) Program, a demonstration project that would expand Medicaid in Montana and would be effective on January 1, 2016.
  • Health Care Spending: Historical Trends and New Directions - (National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) USA)  - 10-SEP-2015    A new paper looks at the structural changes in the health care system's effects on health care expenditures, and project that excess expenditure growth can be curbed.
  • HSRIC Unveils New Page on Domestic Violence - (National Library of Medicine (NLM) U.S.)  - 04-SEP-2015    NICHSR is pleased to announce a new section of the HSRIC website devoted to domestic violence for the HSR community. It covers intimate partner violence, reproductive and sexual coercion, child abuse and maltreatment, and elder abuse. Subscribe to the RSS feed or via GovDelivery