CMS Releases Proposed Rule Expanding Health Data Interoperability Requirements For Payers

Healthcare IT Today

CMS FHIR API Health Data Interoperability Health Data Sharing HL7 FHIR Information Blocking Medicaid Managed Care Medicare MyHealthEData ONC

CMS To Run Pilot Giving Providers Access To Medicare Claims Data

Healthcare IT Today

CMS FHIR API Health Data Sharing Healthcare Interoperability hl7 Medicare Claims Data MyHealthEDataIn another step in fleshing out its interoperability efforts, CMS has announced plans to launch a pilot program giving clinicians access to claims data. During the pilot, which is called “Data at the Point of Care” or DPC, clinicians will be able to access the claims data from CMS’s Blue Button 2.0 functionality. The idea […].

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Health/Care Everywhere – Re-Imagining Healthcare at ATA 2019

Health Populi

Those obstacles have begun to fall: FHIR standards, enabling the more liquid movement of data out of silos; payment re-aligning toward value and outcomes; Medicare Advantage plans bundling long-term supports to keep people well and out of expensive care settings (namely ERs and hospital beds); telehealth coverage expanding in employer-based health plans; and, evolving codes enabling providers to be paid for remote health monitoring encounters.

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Making Patient Data Accessible with Healthcare Interoperability

Perficient

As of January 1 st , 2021, Medicare Advantage, Medicaid, CHIP, and plans on the federal Exchange beginning in 2012 are required to support a standardized FHIR API. Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) is a standard for exchanging electronic health records that is easier to implement as it uses current API technology. Week 3: Set up initial integrations to key services using the FHIR standard.

2018 Medicare Fee-For-Service improper payment rate is lowest since 2010

CMS.gov

2018 Medicare Fee-For-Service improper payment rate is lowest since 2010. Administrator, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. 2018 Medicare Fee-For-Service improper payment rate is lowest since 2010 Significant progress in saving $4.59B in estimated improper payments for the Medicare Fee-For-Service program. Most notably: The 2018 Medicare-FFS improper payment rate decreased from 9.51

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Microsoft, Amazon, Google, IBM, Oracle, and Salesforce issue joint statement for healthcare interoperability

Lloyd Price

This requires a variety of technical strategies and ongoing collaboration for the industry to converge and embrace emerging standards for healthcare data interoperability, such as HL7 FHIR and the Argonaut Project. Electronic Health Records (EHRs) are approaching universal adoption in US hospitals and ambulatory practices, thanks in part to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Programs.

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More Short Takes at #HIMSS18 – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

Aprima belongs to CommonWell, has done some FHIR development, and Michael would like to see Congress condition Medicare reimbursement on real interoperability. Aprima belongs to CommonWell, has done some FHIR development, and Michael would like to see Congress condition Medicare reimbursement on real interoperability. While at the HIMSS annual conference this year I spoke with many healthcare technology company leaders.

EHR 60

More Short Takes at #HIMSS18 – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

Aprima belongs to CommonWell, has done some FHIR development, and Michael would like to see Congress condition Medicare reimbursement on real interoperability. Aprima belongs to CommonWell, has done some FHIR development, and Michael would like to see Congress condition Medicare reimbursement on real interoperability. While at the HIMSS annual conference this year I spoke with many healthcare technology company leaders.

EHR 60

More Short Takes at #HIMSS18 – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

Aprima belongs to CommonWell, has done some FHIR development, and Michael would like to see Congress condition Medicare reimbursement on real interoperability. Aprima belongs to CommonWell, has done some FHIR development, and Michael would like to see Congress condition Medicare reimbursement on real interoperability. While at the HIMSS annual conference this year I spoke with many healthcare technology company leaders.

More Short Takes at #HIMSS18 – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

Aprima belongs to CommonWell, has done some FHIR development, and Michael would like to see Congress condition Medicare reimbursement on real interoperability. Aprima belongs to CommonWell, has done some FHIR development, and Michael would like to see Congress condition Medicare reimbursement on real interoperability. While at the HIMSS annual conference this year I spoke with many healthcare technology company leaders.

More Short Takes at #HIMSS18 – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

Aprima belongs to CommonWell, has done some FHIR development, and Michael would like to see Congress condition Medicare reimbursement on real interoperability. Aprima belongs to CommonWell, has done some FHIR development, and Michael would like to see Congress condition Medicare reimbursement on real interoperability. While at the HIMSS annual conference this year I spoke with many healthcare technology company leaders.

By 2020, 1-in-5 Healthcare organisations will adopt Blockchain says new IDC report

Lloyd Price

It can also leverage the open, API-compatible Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) interface, a set of standards that will be available in every major EHR to consolidate lifetime clinical records from different EHR providers. The FHIR interface is also at the center of Apple's new Health Record, a mobile application that allows patients to pull their data in from multiple EHR systems.) Under current federal guidelines for Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement, U.S.

Weekender 3/8/19

HIStalk Weekender

FHIR is not going to be a magic bullet either. The original Obamacare bill had a subscription-based expansion of Medicare, i.e. a 25-year-old could pay premiums directly to Medicare for enrollment. Medicare would effectively be setting the floor for premium costs, and commercials would have to come down and offer better services to compete. Weekly News Recap. Livongo’s planned Q3 IPO could bring in $1 billion. Carestream Health sells its health IT business to Philips.

Review of Mobile Devices and Health by Ida Sim in the NEJM

mHealth Insight

43 A recent development may offer hope: the federal government’s “meaningful use” requirements for EHR certification are calling for greater interoperability through an emerging data-exchange standard called Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR). 44 FHIR allows external third-party apps to integrate into the EHR workflow. Mobile Devices and Health was published yesterday in the New England Journal of Medicine. Authored by Ida Sim, M.D.,