CMS, ONC Emphasize Importance Of Interoperability Across Health System

By Jessica Karins / March 17, 2023 at 2:59 PM
CMS and the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) are emphasizing the importance of interoperability and coordination between their two offices as CMS considers feedback on a proposed rule that drew praise from providers for its prior authorization reform provisions but criticism from health insurers. Alexandra Mugge, director of the Health Informatics and Interoperability Group (HIIG) at CMS, said CMS’ goal with its proposed rule aimed at improving health data interoperability and streamlining the prior authorization process is to...

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