Important note about the continuation of the Meaningful Use program. Although there are some exemptions for this program, the Meaningful Use program is not over.
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Important note about the continuation of the Meaningful Use program Providers who have registered for the Medicaid EHR incentive program through can still attest to Meaningful Use and receive Medicaid EHR incentive payments through Adapt its public health registries to accommodate non-standard i. In addition, beginning with the reporting period, CMS is proposing to remove eight of the 16 CQMs, which the agency said is consistent with its commitment to producing a smaller set of more meaningful measures and in alignment with the Hospital IQR Program.
Regarding transparency, CMS noted that although hospitals are already required under guidelines developed by CMS to either make publicly available a list of their standard charges, or their policies for allowing the public to view a list of those charges upon request, CMS is updating its guidelines to specifically require that hospitals post this information. The agency is also seeking comment on what price transparency information stakeholders would find most useful and how best to help hospitals create patient-friendly interfaces to make it easier for consumers to access relevant health care data so they can more readily compare providers.
CMS also proposes to remove certain measures which do not emphasize interoperability and the electronic exchange of health information. The deadline for submitting comments on the proposed rule and the RFI is June 25, Healthcare Informatics will continue to update readers with further developments from this story.
Meaningful Use – Virginia Department of Health
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