The statement made by CMS’s Andy Slavitt that the agency might provide some flexibility around the provisions of physician reporting under MACRA caused a stir among providers; still, the time is now to prepare, say advocacy leaders
Six U.S. Senators introduced a bill that aims to provide regulatory flexibility to providers and hospitals operating under the meaningful use program by easing reporting requirements and instituting a 90-day reporting period.
On Wednesday afternoon, July 6, CMS announced that it was changing what had been a requirement for a year-long EHR reporting period in 2016, to a 90-day period, for hospitals and eligible providers participating in the Medicare EHR Incentive Program
As healthcare professional associations weigh in with a plentiful list of concerns about CMS’s proposed rule on physician payment requirements under MACRA, MIPS, will senior agency officials consider carefully what provider leaders are saying about the high-speed...
As the deadline neared for public comments on the proposed rule related to physician payment under MACRA/MIPS, a host of healthcare professional associations released public statements that encompassed their comments to CMS, with many connected to data and IT...
Since the beginning of the meaningful use program and through May 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has allocated $34.69 billion in meaningful use incentives payments, according to CMS data.
Numerous physician organizations have submitted comments to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) calling for the agency to reconsider the timing and complexity of a massive proposed rule that implements Medicare’s new physician payment system.
June 27, 2016 | Leslie Kriegstein, Vice President of Congressional Affairs, CHIME
House Republicans, led by Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI-01), released a white paper outlining their healthcare reform agenda, which included references to reforming the Meaningful Use program and transparency in the regulation of mobile medical applications.
We are now in the era of value-based healthcare where HCAHPS scores play a huge role in reimbursement, and consumerism is a factor that cannot be ignored. Therefore, it’s time we rethink our path to usability.
Following his participation in the ONC annual meeting last week, Doug Fridsma, M.D., Ph.D., CEO of AMIA, spoke with HCI about the broad policy aims of his association at this moment in U.S. healthcare policy
Healthcare CIOs expect IT budgets to increase in the next two years, but, at the same time, healthcare IT leaders are facing pressing challenges related to security and compliance and the role of IT in driving revenue, according to a new survey report.