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New electronic clinical quality measures reporting program for SIM practices

Date: October 18th, 2018

SIM practices (all cohorts) can now apply for a new electronic clinical quality measures reporting program to automate this process and save time.

How can blockchain be used for data sharing?

Date: September 25th, 2018

So how can this indisputable chain of custody and advanced data security improve healthcare data exchange? Because of the built-in standardization of blockchain, many say it could be the future of medical record and data exchange. The following areas in particular could benefit from blockchain technology.

What is Blockchain?

Date: August 27th, 2018
Topics: Blockchain

CORHIO recently announced its involvement in a partnership that will be the first collaboration of its kind to leverage blockchain for HIPAA-compliant data aggregation and reporting in the state of Colorado. So what is blockchain?

MAPIR Portal Update: Eligibility Dates

Date: August 15th, 2018

Many participants are requesting assistance in finding appropriate eligibility dates for Program Year 2017 attestations. To assist, we have highlighted some helpful information to use when selecting dates.

A Big Step Toward Emergency Services Health Information Exchange

Colorado House Bill 1032 was signed into law recently, allowing EMS data patient medical records to be securely exchanged with community providers.

Referential Matching: A Powerful New Technology to Improve CORHIO HIE

Date: May 29th, 2018

Verato will integrate with CORHIO’s enterprise master patient index (EMPI) technology and use Referential Matching to help CORHIO’s EMPI better resolve duplicates by providing more data on which to initially match.

New CORHIO Participant Go-Lives

Date: May 18th, 2018

We have some recent go-lives to share of organizations that recently joined the CORHIO Health Information Exchange network:

MAPIR Portal Update: Important Information Regarding Incomplete Attestations

Date: March 23rd, 2018

Eight Days Left to Attest for Program Year 2016

What in the world is a CHITA?

Date: March 21st, 2018

A Clinical Health Information Technical Advisor, or CHITA, is essentially a practice coach focusing on healthcare information technology.

MAPIR Portal Update: Adopt, Implement or Upgrade Selection Error

Date: March 6th, 2018

The Department of Health Care Policy and Financing (the Department) has identified a defect in the MAPIR attestation system for providers attesting for the first time in the system in Year 1 as Adopt (A), Implement (I) or Upgrade (U).

MAPIR Portal Update: 502 Server Error

Date: February 27th, 2018

Some participants are currently receiving the 502 error when attempting to attest to Program Year 2016 in the MAPIR system.

CORHIO Presentations at HIMSS

Date: February 20th, 2018

CORHIO is honored to be selected to present the following sessions at the 2018 HIMSS conference.

MAPIR Portal Update: Program Year 2016 Attestations Will be Temporarily Suspended Starting February 9, 2018

Date: January 26th, 2018

The expected temporary closing period is due to the Department upgrading the Colorado Registration and Attestation (CO R&A) Portal. The CO R&A will be unavailable for PY 2016 attestations beginning February 9, 2018 and will reopen February 22, 2018.

MAPIR Portal Update: Attestation Program Year Selection Error

Date: January 4th, 2018

The Department of Healthcare Policy and Financing (the Department) has been made aware of an issue with the attestation portal where preparers are not able to select the option to attest for Program Year (PY) 2016.

In the MIPS program? Participating in the CORHIO HIE can help you meet key measures.

Date: December 6th, 2017

As you prepare to participate in the full MIPS track next year, you’ll need to improve your chances of a high score in the four performance categories of Quality, Cost, Improvement Activities and Advancing Care Information. Participating in the CORHIO health information exchange can help with Advancing Care Information (ACI), which replaces Meaningful Use for Medicare participants, and Improvement Activities.

MAPIR Portal Update: 2016 Eligibility Date Error

Date: November 21st, 2017

Due to the late opening on October 15, the Colorado Registration and Attestation system is causing an error that deems some eligibility dates in 2016 as invalid or out-of-range.

MAPIR Portal Update: CMS Registration Issue

Date: November 13th, 2017

It has been noted that some providers are having difficulty registering at CMS for the Medicaid EHR Incentive Program because they were not issued a Medicaid Provider ID (MID).

MAPIR Portal Update: MMIS System Error

Date: November 13th, 2017

When attesting in the new Colorado Registration and Attestation System, you may receive an error related to the MMIS system payee record for the NPI related to the attestation.

MAPIR Portal Update: NPI and Provider ID Error

Date: November 10th, 2017

The first landing page after participants enter the MAPIR portal seen in below screenshot asks for verification that the NPI and Provider ID accurately identifies the entity you are attesting for, but does not populate the NPI and Provider ID.

MAPIR Portal Update: Payee Information Error

Date: November 10th, 2017

The portal is experiencing an error regarding payee information. When confirming where the incentive payment will be sent, the address appears wrong or populates the wrong location name or there is no location listed. Here is more information on how to fix this issue.

Two New Recorded Webinars for Medicaid EHR Incentive Program

Date: October 3rd, 2017

CORHIO has recorded two informational webinars for those interested in participating in the Medicaid EHR Incentive Program.

The Next Generation of HIE: HL7® FHIR®-enabled APIs

Date: July 25th, 2017
Topics: FHIR

Summer 2017 Quarterly Interoperability & HIE Community Roundtable - Webinar Recording Available

The End of Medicare EHR Incentive Program—What does that mean for Medicaid Providers?

Date: July 18th, 2017

2017 will be a year of transition as CMS concludes the Medicare EHR Incentive Program and Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) begins. With new information coming out daily, it can be challenging to keep up. Below are a few noteworthy points of interest.

“We couldn’t do our jobs without it”

Date: June 6th, 2017
Topics: HIE, Long-Term Care

The Health Information Exchange (HIE) network that CORHIO manages is used every day by thousands of caregivers and other healthcare professionals in Colorado. It’s common that our users seek out CORHIO at new jobs – even asking about it during job interviews – because it’s become so valuable in their daily work.

New Website for Colorado Practices to Find Transformation Opportunities

Date: May 15th, 2017

Launched by Practice Innovation Program Colorado, a new online catalog and interactive self-assessment tool shows what’s available to support and advance primary care in the transformation process.