Interoperability

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.
Apr 22, 2020
Due to the COVID-19 emergency, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will give hospitals until July 1, 2021 to implement admission, discharge and transfer notification requirements once its final rule on interoperability and patient access is published in the May 1 Federal Register.
Mar 10, 2020
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) March 9 issued final rules to implement the 21st Century Cures Act prohibition on information blocking and require patient access to health information in Medicare,…
Mar 9, 2020
The Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services finalized rules to promote electronic health information exchange.
Mar 9, 2020
AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack provides a statement on the ONC final rule.
Feb 28, 2020
Medicare eligible hospitals and critical access hospitals must attest to meaningful use of electronic health records for the 2019 Promoting Interoperability Program reporting period by Monday, March 2 at 11:59 p.m. ET.