03:54 pm April 25, 2018
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services effort to reduce regulatory burdens are being warmly received but the industry appears less excited about price transparency and patient access to EHR data stipulations.
06:08 pm April 24, 2018
Administrator Seema Verma said changes to the program eliminate 25 measures and ultimately save hospitals over 2 million hours of work.
01:37 pm March 30, 2018
Measure Applications Partnership wants better alignment and purpose for the myriad quality measures hospitals, practices and LTPAC sites have to report.
01:04 pm February 22, 2018
The administration said the burden these programs put on doctors and hospitals has led to consolidation, which reduces competition and drives prices higher.
04:07 pm January 29, 2018
The QualityNet Secure Portal, or QNet streamlines data submission methods to make it easier for eligible hospitals and CAH’s to report.
12:18 pm January 03, 2018
As data is submitted to the new system, providers can see real-time scoring within each of the Merit-based Incentive Payment System performance categories.
08:45 am August 03, 2017
The agency, seeking to ease EHR reporting burdens, will also allow both 2015 and 2014-certified EHRs for 2018.
11:41 am July 18, 2017
The Office of the Inspector General said will review the accuracy of payments to Medicare hospitals between 2011 and 2016, as well as telemedicine payments.
04:28 pm July 06, 2017
The agency said clients that attested in good faith will not have to pay the money back despite the vendor’s $155 million settlement over alleged false claims.
01:33 pm February 09, 2017
HIE could be a 'silver bullet' to care improvement, but we're still a long way off from interoperability says one expert – who proposes more inclusive, less restrictive ways to share information.