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GAO Announces New Appointees to ONC’s Health IT Policy Committee

The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) announced its selections for three open seats on the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) Health IT Policy Committee (HITPC). 115 more words


Mobile Health Apps: Much to Consider

Mobile apps are a topic of frequent discussion in the healthcare field these days. Questions include what regulatory requirements apply, are the apps trustworthy, is information kept safe and secure, and others. 1,026 more words


CMS Proposes to Not Require MU (Advancing Care Information) for Non-Patient-Facing MIPS Eligible Clinicians

The proposed rule released yesterday by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to establish the foundation of the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) includes a proposal to reweight the “Advancing Care Information” performance category the MIPS Composite Performance Score (CPS) to zero for non-patient-facing participants. 299 more words


Legislation Introduced to Allow 90-Day EHR Reporting Periods in 2016

U.S. Senators Rob Portman (R-Ohio) and Michael Bennet (D-Colorado) and U.S. Representatives Renee Ellmers, Tom Price, M.D., Bobby Rush, and Ron Kind announced introduction of the… 80 more words


Meaningful Use Attestation Data Update

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) recently released an updated public use file… 202 more words


ONC Requests Information on Assessing Interoperability for MACRA

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) will soon publish a Request for Information (RFI) on assessing interoperability for the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA). 149 more words