HealthIT Answers November 17, 2022
For Public Health and Health Equity Reporting
This is the second blog post in a two-part series that examines how policies finalized by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) in the 2023 Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) final rule are advancing the use of interoperable health IT. Previously, we looked at a new measure under CMS’s Promoting Interoperability Program that rewards hospitals for exchanging information under the Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement, or TEFCA.
ONC works closely with CMS on the Promoting Interoperability Program to ensure certified health IT and other initiatives support the program’s objectives for eligible hospitals and critical access hospitals. In this blog post, we examine an additional update to the Promoting Interoperability Program...