Friday, February 27, 2015


The FEHBlog is up in New York City. His oldest daughter's wedding shower is tomorrow and he is helping out his wife.

The FEHBlog did participate in yesterday's Eddington Associate's free webinar on population health management. The most interesting factoid was that close to 80% of the population is considered low health risk. Part of the challenge is keeping people in that category as they age. Here's a link to their webinar page.

Otherwise, things keep rolling right along. It looks like Congress will will kick the can down the road on both the Homeland Security appropriations bill (deadline imminent) and the Medicare Part B doctor reimbursement formula (deadline March 31 extension four to six months).  CMS boasted about favorable ICD-10 end to end testing results but that major conversion still could be problematic when the rubber hits the road on October 1.

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