Interoperability

Aug 26, 2021
Eligible hospitals and critical access hospitals that did not qualify as meaningful users of certified electronic health record technology for the 2020 Medicare Promoting Interoperability Program may apply for a hardship exception to avoid the associated payment penalty.
Jun 21, 2021
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has released additional FAQs on its May 2020 final rule on interoperability and patient access.
Jun 1, 2021
Anthem and Epic are collaborating to expand bidirectional data exchange. The partnership will integrate Epic’s payer platform into Anthem’s operating system while Anthem will add Epic’s information to its sources.
May 11, 2021
The AHA supports adding data classes and elements to future versions of the U.S. Core Data for Interoperability to capture standardized data on social determinants of health, but suggests prioritizing technical infrastructure development, incorporating lessons learned and continuing investments in…
May 11, 2021
The AHA supports adding data classes and elements to future versions of the U.S. Core Data for Interoperability to capture standardized data on social determinants of health, but suggests prioritizing technical infrastructure development, incorporating lessons learned and continuing investments in…
Feb 9, 2021
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services extended from Feb. 8 to March 17 the deadline for inpatient prospective payment system hospitals and PPS-exempt cancer hospitals to submit third quarter 2020 Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems data.
Jan 27, 2021
The AHA urged the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to extend the deadline for hospitals to submit 2020 data for the Medicare Promoting Interoperability Program from March 1 to at least May 1, 2021, citing problems this year with the system used to submit the data.
Jan 27, 2021
The AHA today urged the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to extend the deadline for hospitals to submit 2020 data for the Medicare Promoting Interoperability Program from March 1 to at least May 1, 2021, citing problems this year with the system used to submit the data.
Jan 13, 2021
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology released for comment proposed changes to the United States Core Data for Interoperability, a standard set of data classes and elements for national health information exchange.