Articles by HHS/ONC/CMS Communications

What’s Happening at the ONC – 04-26-21

Supporting the adoption of health IT and the promotion of nationwide health information exchange to improve health care, here is what is happening at the ONC, including the Annual Meeting Recap, new Fact Sheets on FHIR API and the ONC Health IT Certification Program, updates on the Health IT Playbook, careers at the ONC & more.

Monday Morning Rounds with CMS

In case you missed it, this is recent communication from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Subscribe to their email lists to keep up to date on all press and news releases.

HHS Announces New Administration Staff Appointments

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has announced the Biden-Harris Administration appointments. The appointments represent both an experienced and diverse team committed to President Biden’s mission to end the COVID-19 pandemic, expand affordable health care and reduce costs, and advance equity.

Deadline: 2020 Medicare PI Data Submission

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has extended the deadline to submit 2020 data for the Medicare Promoting Interoperability Program to April 1, 2021 at 11:59 PM ET. Medicare Promoting Interoperability Program participants are required to register and attest through the QualityNet Secure Portal.

QPP eCQM Annual Update

CMS has published the Electronic Clinical Quality Measures (eCQM) Annual Update Pre-Publication Document, which describes changes in the standards and code system versions used in the updated eCQMs for potential use in CMS quality reporting programs for the 2022 reporting/performance period.