Regulatory Issues

What’s Happening at the ONC – 1-21-20

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 updates on the Annual Meeting, new appointments at GAO, job openings at the ONC and more.


Top Six Changes in the ISA 2020 Reference Edition

By Steven Posnack MS, MHS, & Brett Andriesen – Can you believe it’s already 2020? We may still be a few years away from flying cars, but we’ve made a lot of progress since 2010. The Interoperability Standards Advisory (ISA), too, has changed a lot since the first publication in 2015 –




MACRA – MIPS: The First Cut is the Lightest

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.




CMS: Beyond the Policy

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.