State Health IT Policy Levers Compendium Released
Have you ever wondered how other states are using waivers, Medicaid Health Home State Plan Amendments and other state-level policy levers to advance health IT and interoperability goals? Well, the State Health IT Policy Levers Compendium can assist with that. Developed by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) in coordination with states, this tool is intended to support state efforts of advancing interoperability and can also be used in service of delivery system reform providing better care, smarter spending, and healthier people.
Health IT Policy Committee Releases Interoperability Report to Congress
Today, the Health Information Technology Policy Committee (HITPC), a federal advisory committee to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT, transmitted a report to Congress on interoperability. The report reviews the technical, operational, and financial barriers to interoperability, and the role of certification in advancing or hindering interoperability across various providers.