Regulatory Issues

My First 100 Days and Where We Go From Here: A Strategic Vision for CMS

By Chiquita Brooks-LaSure – We’ve learned a lot during the COVID-19 pandemic on the ways access to comprehensive health care affects our lives and well-being. The availability of COVID-19 tests, vaccines, and treatments have saved millions of Americans from sickness and death ̶ because the federal government stepped up to make sure that every person who needs COVID-related care has access to the care they need.

Now Available: 2021 Change Review Process (CRP)

CMS announces the availability of the 2021 Change Review Process for electronic clinical quality measures. The CRP provides eCQM users the opportunity to review and comment on draft changes to the eCQM specifications and supporting resources under consideration by the measure steward.

What’s Happening at the ONC – 09-13-21

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 2nd week of the 2021 ONC Tech Forum, a webinar on information sharing & the information blocking regulation, and helping to refine the EHR Reporting Program developer measures.

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.

Key Takeaways from Micky Tripathi’s SHIEC 2021 Keynote

By Eliana Donner-Klein – AS HITECH funding wanes and health information technology innovations flourish, National Coordinator for Health Information Technology Micky Tripathi’s keynote from the SHIEC 2021 Conference highlighted the groundbreaking work being done in the (health IT space.