Health IT Appointments, Hires and Who’s Hiring

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.

Interoperability and Patient Access Final Rule: What to Know

By Devin Partida – As of May 10, 2020, IT specialists working in health care had to begin investigating how to implement requirements related to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Interoperability and Patient Access final rule. They have until 2022 to get it done, although specific deadlines apply for particular milestones.

New 2021 Resources for Promoting Interoperability

CMS finalized changes and requirements for the Medicare Promoting Interoperability Program for eligible hospitals, critical access hospitals (CAHs), and dual-eligible hospitals attesting to CMS. Requirements and new resources are available for Medicare Promoting Interoperability Program participants for the 2021 reporting period.

Meet the new CMS Administrator – Chiquita Brooks-LaSure

Chiquita Brooks-LaSure was confirmed by the Senate on Tuesday, May 25th. She is now the Administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, where she will oversee programs including Medicare, Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program, and the health insurance marketplace.