Keyword: 21st Century Cures Act
Panelists at the 2018 AHIP Institute & Expo in San Diego say much more can be done to prevent costly chronic diseases.
A House bill proposed a 29% budget cut to ONC in 2019, less than the White House requested but enough to raise concerns from policy experts.
After years of delays and complaints from industry, a Bush-era policy that cuts reimbursements to long-term care hospitals might finally be dead.
Bipartisan lawmakers are calling out the White House for not issuing mandatory guidance regarding mental health parity in insurance plans.
Lawmakers on two House committees have concerns about CMS' 2019 changes to MA and Part D plans. Industry has also raised concerns.
A new study shows a small percentage of patient safety events are traced back to EHRs, and the lead researcher says it's "just the tip of the iceberg."
The omnibus spending bill maintains ONC's budget at $60.4 million, providing the agency with "a few months of consistency."
MedPAC said the cost of telehealth coverage is not a significant consideration for commercial plans and urged CMS to pilot test approaches through CMMI.
AMIA and CHIME called for more clarity regarding machine learning software, while CDS Coalition said the FDA's guidance would lead to patient harm.
ONC's Elise Sweeney Anthony said the agency will release a proposed rule in April updating health IT certification requirements and addressing data blocking.