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 an upcoming information session webinar to learn more about the LEAP in Health IT SEN, registration for the ONC Annual Meeting 2021 is now open, & one week left to participate in the Challenge Competition on Synthetic Health Data.Read More
By Sanjay Seth MD – ACOs participating in shared savings programs face a number of opposing forces in 2021. From a decline in the number of Medicare beneficiaries to new CMS regulations to force downside risk sooner, ACOs are carefully weighing their options in the year ahead.
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.
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.
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.
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.
By Brett Andriesen – Even if you’re not a standards guru, it’s not a stretch to say that standards help the world go ‘round, especially in the world of health information technology. ONC is excited to share the 2021 Interoperability Standards Advisory (ISA) Reference Edition.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services encourages you to submit Promoting Interoperability measures and Improvement Activities for consideration for future years of the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS).
As COVID-19 vaccines begin rolling out across the country CMS is taking action to protect the health and safety of our nation’s patients and providers and keeping you updated on the latest COVID-19 resources from HHS, CDC and CMS.