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 […]
If you’re interested in forming a virtual group for the 2019 MIPS performance year, the election period is now open. To form a virtual group, you must follow an election process and submit your election to CMS via e-mail by December 31, 2018. The post Virtual Groups Election Period for MIPS 2019 Performance Year Now […]
CMS would like to notify hospitals and vendors that as of September 12, 2018, the Hospital Quality Reporting system is available to accept eCQM data for the Calendar Year (CY) 2018 reporting period. The post Now Available: CMS Hospital Quality Reporting System is Now Open for Calendar Year 2018 eCQM Data appeared first on HITECH […]
Registration to attend ONC’s 2nd Interoperability Forum (either in person or online) is now open. The forum, August 6 – 8, 2018, will bring together federal partners, the healthcare industry, and the technology sector to learn about and share recent efforts to advance interoperability nationwide. The post ONC’s 2nd Interoperability Forum – Registration Now Open […]
Registration for AHIMA’s 90th Convention and Exhibit is now open! Plan to join over 4,000 healthcare professionals and leaders at the most anticipated event in health information. The post Registration Now Open for AHIMA 2018 appeared first on HITECH Answers: Meaningful Use, EHR, HIPAA News.
As proposed in the 2018 Quality Payment Program proposed rule, solo practitioners and groups can choose to participate in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) as a virtual group for the 2018 performance period. The post The Virtual Group Election Period is Now Open to Participate in MIPS in 2018 appeared first on HITECH Answers: […]
The QPP Hardship Exception Application for the 2017 transition year is now available on the Quality Payment Program website. EPs who are first-time participants in the Medicare EHR Incentive Program in 2017 are also eligible to apply for a one-time hardship exception. Applications are due by October 1, 2017. The post Quality Payment Program Hardship […]
Want to contribute to future heath IT policies and standards? You may now apply to become a member of the new Health Information Technology Advisory Committee (HITAC). The post Applications for the New Health Information Technology Advisory Committee Now Open appeared first on HIE Answers.
By Jim Tate – You can tell a lot about a person by asking them what their favorite fairy tale was when they were a child. Was it The Frog Prince, Little Red Riding Hood, or maybe Sleeping Beauty? For me it was The Emperor’s New Clothes. The post The Open Secret of Health IT […]
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