The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released the draft 2020-2025 Federal Health IT Strategic Plan for public comment.Read More
By Seth Pazinski & Lauren Richie – The Health Information Technology Advisory Committee (HITAC) consists of a dedicated group of experts who volunteer their time and expertise to provide recommendations on ONC policies and programs.
By Jim Tate – Some folks prefer Rod Stewart’s cover of the song The First Cut is the Deepest but I have to admit I favor the rendition by Cat Stevens. No matter your preference, I’m pretty sure neither one of them was singing about the MACRA – MIPS program.
By Alicia Morton DNP RN-BC, Al Taylor MD, Sam Meklir MPA & Wes Barker MS – The ability to capture, use, and exchange many aspects of electronic health information has greatly advanced with the increased adoption of health IT.
Join Answers Media Network and SPH Analytics (former host SA Ignite was recently acquired by SPH) as we continue our series of webinars on value-based care.
CMS now produces a new podcast, “CMS: Beyond the Policy,”. It will highlight updates and changes to policies and programs in an easily accessible and conversational format. The podcast was created as a new method to explain the agency’s policies and programs.
CMS has posted several new Merit-based Incentive Payment System and Advanced Alternative Payment Model resources on the Quality Payment Program Resource Library.
When it comes to healthcare financial and payment matters, value-based care, and policy here is what is being reported and talked about from and more. News from Health Catalyst, Optum360, Configo Health, Medfusion, AscendRX, XSOLIS, Kareo, Well Dot Inc., Cerner Corporation & more.
Do not wait. Update your patients’ records and use Medicare Beneficiary identifiers (MBIs) now, before you are busy with other patient insurance changes in January.