Detroit – Does the Commerce Clause of the U.S. Constitution give Congress the ability to make laws that require a citizen to obtain a commercial product? Last week, the Federal District Court in Michigan said the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) and related legislation components are constitutional. The issue will probably be litigated in the U.S. Supreme Court.
ICD-10 implementation Impact
Work is begining to pick up steam, as more payers and providers initiate ICD-10 assessments. An ICD-10 assessment can be segmented into “must do” and “opportunities” components of a business roadmap. The cost of an assessment can be an inexpensive insurance policy.