Today, Health IT Now submitted comments on ONC’s Request for Information Regarding Assessing Interoperability for MACRA. The RFI requests input on implementing Section 106(b)(1)(C) of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015. To read the comment letter, click here.
On April 27, 2016 CMS released the proposed rule entitled Medicare Program; Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and Alternative Payment Model (APM) Incentive under the Physician Fee Schedule, and Criteria for Physician-Focused Payment Models.
Today, Health IT Now submitted comments on the proposed rule entitled ONC Health IT Certification Program: Enhanced Oversight and Accountability. Click here to read the comment letter.
Today, Health IT Now (HITN) and Apervita released a white paper on the establishment of key health care areas discussing the promise of data in health care and identifying barriers and challenges related to federal regulation and interoperability of health IT.
Las Vegas, NV – On February 29, 2016, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced that companies who provide more than 90 percent of the EHRs used by hospitals nationwide and the five largest health systems have agreed to adhere to three principles:
Help consumers access their information, and let them direct it to others
Not block health information
Implement federal sta
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Health IT Now Reacts to ONC Interoperability Report
Today, the Health IT Now Coalition (HITN) issued a statement in response to the ONC report to Congress on the Challenges and Barriers to Interoperability. Click here to read the statement.
Health IT Now Submits Stage 3 Comments
On December 15, 2015, Health IT Now submitted a comment letter in response to the Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Electronic Health Record Incentive Program-Stage 3 and Modifications to Meaningful Use in 2015 Through 2017 final rule with comment period. Click here to read the letter.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Contact: Catherine Pugh
Health IT Now Cautions Against Delay of Meaningful Use Bill
Nine organizations are urging Congressional leaders to oppose any delay of Meaningful Use Stage 3 that does not also include reforms that make the program work better for doctors, hospitals and patients.
Health IT Now filed comments on the Federal Health IT Strategic Plan. Overall, we are pleased to see that the interoperability of health information systems is a cornerstone of the strategic plan.