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The thought leaders in our community are good about sharing their thoughts on the issues of today. Here are the top read and shared guest posts of September that we think deserve sharing again.
The Sequoia Project, a non-profit dedicated to solving health IT interoperability challenges for the public good, has launched a special edition of its popular information blocking compliance boot camp program, targeted for health plans and payers.
By Dr. Lee A. Fleisher – CMS is committed to ensuring people on Medicare have quicker access to innovative medical technologies for life-threatening or irreversibly debilitating diseases – like cancer and heart disease. In January 2021, we published a final rule called The Medicare Coverage of Innovative Technology and Definition of ‘Reasonable and Necessary’ (MCIT/R&N).
CMS awarded several states an initial $2 million to address disparities in health equity by improving access to quality health care in rural communities.
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.
On August 2, 2021, CMS issued the Fiscal Year 2022 Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems for Acute Care Hospitals and the Long-Term Care Hospital Prospective Payment System Final Rule. In this final rule, CMS adopted policies that continue to focus on the advancement of CEHRT utilization and improve interoperability.
Medicare’s largest alternative payment model produced its highest annual savings to date in 2020, while continuing to provide high-quality care, as shown by performance data released by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
Latest announcements made from companies and organizations on hiring and appointments include Availity, Clearwave, Jump Technologies, NXgenPort, Komodo Health, Ada, ZoomCare, Heru, Inc., SOC Telemed, DeliverHealth Solutions, CMS, and Indiana HIE.