Topic: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Effective HIE Use, Federal Incentives May Save Medicare Billions

Date: September 18th, 2017 Topics: HIE Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Medicare shared-savings ACOs cut $1 billion in costs over three years

Date: August 29th, 2017 Topics: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Accountable Care

CMS releases updated proposed rule for MACRA, eases burden on small and rural practices

Date: June 21st, 2017 Topics: MACRA Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Widespread use of HIEs would save Medicare $63M

Date: May 30th, 2017 Topics: HIE Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Duplicate Testing

CMS releases online MIPS eligibility lookup tool

Date: May 10th, 2017 Topics: MACRA Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS)

Advanced EHR Use Shows Potential to Lower Patient Costs

Date: July 20th, 2016 Topics: EHRs Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

What Clinical Quality Measures Mean to Healthcare Providers

Date: July 7th, 2016 Topics: EHRs Meaningful Use MACRA Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Care Coordination Improves Outcomes for Dual Eligible Patients

Date: June 16th, 2016 Topics: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Care Coordination Accountable Care

Comparing Advancing Care Information to Meaningful Use

Date: May 4th, 2016 Topics: EHRs Meaningful Use MACRA Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Reducing Medicare Spending Through Electronic Information Exchange: The Role of Incentives and Exchange Maturity

Date: April 16th, 2016 Topics: HIE Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

New CMS payment model largest multi-payer initiative to date, could include 20K doctors

Date: April 11th, 2016 Topics: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Value-Based Care Medical Home Model Primary Care Accountable Care

What Might We Expect in the MACRA Proposed Rule?

Date: April 6th, 2016 Topics: MACRA Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS)

CMS Launches New Effort to Improve Care for Nursing Facility Residents

Date: March 24th, 2016 Topics: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Long-Term Care Accountable Care

Interoperable EHRs Coming to More Care Facilities, CMS Says

Date: March 3rd, 2016 Topics: EHRs Meaningful Use Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Long-Term Care Behavioral Health

CMS backs interoperability for long-term care facilities, behavioral health

Date: March 2nd, 2016 Topics: HIE Meaningful Use Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

CMS expands scope of HITECH matching funds to help providers meet Meaningful Use

Date: March 1st, 2016 Topics: HIE Meaningful Use Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Meaningful-use hardship exemption deadline extended

Date: February 26th, 2016 Topics: Meaningful Use Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

CMS Extends EHR Incentive Program Attestation Deadline

Date: February 15th, 2016 Topics: Meaningful Use Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

CMS Announces Significant Changes to the MSSP Program Via a New Proposed Rule

Date: January 29th, 2016 Topics: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Value-Based Care Accountable Care

CMS proposes changes to ACO benchmarks

Date: January 28th, 2016 Topics: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Value-Based Care Accountable Care

What are the Biggest Population Health Management Pain Points?

Date: January 22nd, 2016 Topics: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Interoperability Population Health Data Analytics

CMS Releases Details on Meaningful Use Hardship Exceptions

Date: January 22nd, 2016 Topics: Meaningful Use Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

EHR Incentive Programs: Where We Go Next

Date: January 19th, 2016 Topics: Meaningful Use MACRA Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS)

CMS Gets “Deadly Serious” About Interoperability as MU Fades

Date: January 14th, 2016 Topics: EHRs Meaningful Use MACRA Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS)

Federal Interoperability Roadmap: The Impact to Providers (Part 3)

Date: January 13th, 2016 Topics: Meaningful Use Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Interoperability

Adjusting for social determinants in value-based payments still fuzzy

Date: January 12th, 2016 Topics: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Accountable Care Patient Care Quality Improvement

New EHR law offers providers and CMS some flexibility

Date: January 4th, 2016 Topics: EHRs Meaningful Use Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

CMS Releases Draft Plan for New Payment Models

Date: December 21st, 2015 Topics: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) Accountable Care

Trusting Health APIs

Date: November 19th, 2015 Topics: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Health IT Interoperability

New Meaningful Use Frequently Asked Questions Released by CMS

Date: November 18th, 2015 Topics: Meaningful Use Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Fed Advisers: Tie Financial Incentives to Data Exchange

Date: November 16th, 2015 Topics: HIE Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Interoperability Value-Based Care Accountable Care

CMS Issues New FAQs About Meeting HIE, Patient Engagement Meaningful Use Requirements

Date: November 11th, 2015 Topics: HIE Meaningful Use Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Patient Engagement

CMS Drops Final Stage 2 and Stage 3 Meaningful Use Rules

Date: October 6th, 2015 Topics: EHRs Meaningful Use Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Health IT

HHS Dials Back Reporting in Meaningful Use Stage 3

Date: October 6th, 2015 Topics: EHRs Meaningful Use Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Health IT

10 Provisions Up for Discussion in MIPS Regulation

Date: September 30th, 2015 Topics: MACRA Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) Health IT Value-Based Care Healthcare Policy

HHS Awards $685M in Funding for Healthcare Transformation Initiatives

Date: September 30th, 2015 Topics: HIE Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Transformation Support Services Population Health Behavioral Health Quality Improvement

MACRA: New Opportunities For Medicare Providers Through Innovative Payment Systems

Date: September 28th, 2015 Topics: PQRS MACRA Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) Value-Based Care Healthcare Policy

Report: More Than 80% of Docs Now Use EHRs

Date: September 18th, 2015 Topics: EHRs Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Health IT

CMS to Host Call on Medicare Payment Adjustments, PQRS

Date: September 15th, 2015 Topics: PQRS Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Provider Reimbursement

ONC Launches Online Complaint Form for Providers to Report EHR Issues, Data Blocking

Date: September 11th, 2015 Topics: HIE EHRs Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Health IT Interoperability Healthcare Policy Information Blocking

Physician Quality Reporting Adds Extra Compliance for Hospitals

Date: August 10th, 2015 Topics: PQRS Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Value-Based Care

Proposed CMS Rule Would Require Health Information Exchange for Long-Term Care

Date: July 16th, 2015 Topics: HIE Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Long-Term Care Transitions of Care

CMS Details MACRA Quality Reporting, Payment Reform Proposals

Date: July 15th, 2015 Topics: PQRS MACRA Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Value-Based Care

Medicare Pushes Home Health to Adopt EHR, HIE

Date: July 8th, 2015 Topics: HIE Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Home Health

Medicare ACO Regulations Look to Accelerate HIE

Date: June 10th, 2015 Topics: HIE Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Accountable Care

10 Things to Know About Medicare's New Payment Programs

Date: May 14th, 2015 Topics: MACRA Provider Reimbursement Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS)

Big Changes to Meaningful Use

Date: May 6th, 2015 Topics: Meaningful Use Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Health IT

CMS Proposes Significant Changes to Meaningful Use Stages 1 and 2

Date: April 12th, 2015 Topics: Patient Engagement EHRs Meaningful Use Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

ONC Calls Out Health IT Developers for Blocking Information Exchange

Date: April 10th, 2015 Topics: Interoperability EHRs Healthcare Policy Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Stage 3 Meaningful Use Proposed Rule and Certification Criteria Released

Date: March 20th, 2015 Topics: Meaningful Use Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

CMS Grants Eligible Professionals More Time for EHR Attestations

Date: February 25th, 2015 Topics: EHRs Meaningful Use Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

CMS Intends to Modify Requirements for Meaningful Use

Date: January 29th, 2015 Topics: EHRs Meaningful Use Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Better, Smarter, Healthier: In historic announcement, HHS sets clear goals and timeline for shifting Medicare reimbursements from volume to value

Date: January 26th, 2015 Topics: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Are you expecting Medicare payment adjustments?

Date: January 14th, 2015 Topics: EHRs Meaningful Use PQRS Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Transformation Support Services

CMS Gives New Opportunity to Request MU Hardship Exceptions

Date: October 7th, 2014 Topics: EHRs Meaningful Use Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Your Feedback Requested: Proposed Changes to Meaningful Use from CMS

Date: June 18th, 2014 Topics: EHRs Meaningful Use Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

CMS Proposes Stretching 'Stage 1' in EHR Incentive Program

Date: May 20th, 2014 Topics: EHRs Meaningful Use Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

CMS Reminds Providers of 'Meaningful Use' July 1st Hardship Exception Deadline

Date: May 8th, 2014 Topics: EHRs Meaningful Use Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

EHR Vendors Lag in Stage 2 Upgrades

Date: May 2nd, 2014 Topics: EHRs Meaningful Use Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Anti-Kickback Exemption for EHRs Extended Through 2021

Date: December 27th, 2013 Topics: EHRs Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Will Health Information Exchange Become Medicare Payment Criterion?

Date: August 8th, 2013 Topics: HIE Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Healthcare Policy

ONC Sets the Stage for Higher Focus on HIE

Date: August 7th, 2013 Topics: HIE Meaningful Use Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Six Key Highlights: Final Rules for Stage 2 Meaningful Use

Date: September 5th, 2012 Topics: Meaningful Use Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Colorado Medicaid Issues First EHR Incentive Payments Totaling More Than $1.5 Million

Date: May 9th, 2012 Topics: Meaningful Use Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services