By Matt Fisher – The Office for Civil Rights is now seeking comments on whether certain aspects of the HIPAA privacy and security rules should be modified. The Request for Information is purely a solicitation of comments and ideas from the public on whether or how HIPAA could be modified. The post HIPAA: Open Season […]
On July 12th, CMS released proposed changes to its Physician Fee Schedule and Quality Payment Program. CMS is seeking comment on various QPP provisions in the NPRM. Comments are due by 5:00 pm ET on September 10. The post Reminder: Submit Comments on Proposals Included in QPP Year 3 NPRM by Sept 10 appeared first […]
By Steven Posnack & Brett Andriesen – Sunscreen – check. Bathing suit – check. Towel – check. Comment on the Interoperability Standards Advisory – …? Just in time for your summer checklist, don’t forget to do your part and participate in the annual ISA comment and review period. The post Interoperability Standards Advisory: Annual Request […]
On April 24th, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued the FY 2019 Inpatient Prospective Payment System and Long Term Acute Care Hospital proposed rule. The post CMS Proposes Changes to the PI Programs and Releases Request for Comments appeared first on Health Data Answers.
CAPG recently submitted comments to CMS encouraging the agency to move forward with two alternative payment models to proliferate high quality, low cost care. The comments were submitted in response to a request for information seeking feedback on the future of the CMS Innovation Center. The post CAPG Submits Comments to CMS on Payment Models […]
CMS issued the FY 2018 IPPS and LTCH rule on April 14, 2017, which proposes a number of changes to the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs. They are seeking comments by June 13, 2017. The post Submit Comments on Proposed Changes to EHR Incentive Programs by June 13 appeared first on HITECH Answers: Meaningful […]
The Quality Payment Program final rule with comment period incorporates input received to date. To continue building on a user-centric approach, CMS is seeking feedback for future rulemaking. The post Formally Submit Quality Payment Program Comments by December 19 appeared first on RCM Answers.
CMS is requesting feedback from hospital stakeholders and organizations on a draft electronic version of a new EHR measure: Use of Antipsychotics in Older Adults in the Inpatient Hospital Setting. Submit Comments by May 15, 2016. The post CMS Requesting Comments on New EHR Measure appeared first on HITECH Answers: Meaningful Use, EHR, HIPAA News.
By Andy Slavitt – From at the J.P. Morgan Annual Health Care Conference, Jan. 11, 2016. Slavitt speaking about the major policy areas that will affect the health care sector in 2016. I am particularly glad to be here with Jim from AMA, because between us we are working on an incredible amount of change […]
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