CMS Unveils Interoperability Proposals For Plans, Providers

By Michelle M. Stein
February 11, 2019 at 6:41 PM
CMS on Monday (Feb. 11) unveiled proposals to impose new interoperability requirements on providers, including new conditions of Medicare participation for hospitals as well as new stipulations for Medicare Advantage, Medicaid and exchange plans. The agency says the rule is just the first phase of proposed policies focused on interoperability and patient access, and asks for feedback on how to improve patient identification in electronic health records and promote interoperable health IT across long-term care, post-acute care and behavioral health...

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