Regulatory Issues

What’s Happening at the ONC

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 HTI-2 Proposed Rule Information Sessions, first one this Wednesday, Information Blocking Disincentives for Providers Final Rule, and share feedback on a new USCDI+ Maternal Health dataset until 7/31.

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HTI-2 Proposed Rule Released for Public Comment

HHS, through the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, released the Health Data, Technology, and Interoperability: Patient Engagement, Information Sharing, and Public Health Interoperability (HTI-2) proposed rule for public comment.





MIPS: Every Picture Tell a Story

By Jim Tate – CMS established MIPS to link physician reimbursement to quality and cost-effective care. The current 2024 Medicare reimbursement adjustments are based on the 2022 performance year scores (0-100) for eligible clinicians. The program is budget neutral and the potential range of adjustments range from -9% to +9%.


USCDI+ Milestone! ONC and HRSA Modernization Initiative Goes Live

By Steven Posnack & Jim Macrae – ONC’s USCDI+ program recently reached a milestone as part of a joint initiative started in August 2022 with HRSA. HRSA and HRSA Health Center Program grantees launched one of the first real-world implementations using the HL7® FHIR® Bulk Data Access standard as part of a federal program.


What’s Happening at the ONC

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 upcoming quarterly Health IT Certification Program Developer Roundtable, a new funding opportunity for LEAP in Health IT, and a new Data Brief.