October 18, 2016
The MACRA final rule eases ways for doctors to measure patient care data for Medicare reimbursement; meanwhile, ONC focused its authority on patient safety in health IT systems.
September 07, 2016
Eight high-ranking congressmen are calling on federal healthcare officials to consider "flexibilities" in administering the new MACRA healthcare law, particularly as it applies to small physician ...
July 01, 2016
Responding to Congress' call last year to define health IT interoperability measures that Medicare providers must meet to receive reimbursement under new value-based models, ONC has published the ...
May 04, 2016
Top federal officials are soon expected to promote a new Medicare reimbursement system. The HIT Squad eyes Health Datapalooza and American Telemedicine Association coverage.
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