jueves, 20 de octubre de 2016

CORRECTION: ONC Health IT Certification Program Updates (10/18/2016)

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ONC Health IT Certification Program Updates (10/18/2016)

Enhanced Oversight and Accountability Rule
The “ONC Health IT Certification Program: Enhanced Oversight and Accountability” final rule was issued on October 14th, 2016. This rule will enable the ONC Health IT Certification Program to better support physicians and hospitals with more transparency and accountability in health IT. More information on the final rule can be found here.
Test Method Updates
Recently Updated Test Procedures (TPs)
2015 Edition Test Procedures (TPs)
Criterion Number
Criterion Title
Details
§ 170.315(f)(1)
Transmission to Immunization Registries
Version 1.1
§ 170.315(f)(7)
Transmission to Public Health Agencies – health care surveys
Version 1.3
Recently Updated Certification Companion Guide (CCGs)
2015 Edition Certification Companion Guides (CCGs)
Criterion Number
Criterion Title
Details
§ 170.315(f)(1)
Transmission to Immunization Registries
Version 1.1
§ 170.315(f)(2)
Transmission to Public Health Agencies – Syndromic Surveillance
Version 1.2
§ 170.315(h)(1)
Direct Project
Version 1.4
§ 170.315(h)(2)
Direct Project, Edge Protocol, and XDR/XDM
Version 1.3





























Upcoming Test Procedure and Test Data Updates
Updated 2015 Edition test procedures and test data for § 170.315 (g)(1) Automated Numerator Recording and § 170.315 (g)(2) Automated Measure Calculation will be released for a 30-day comment period. The test procedures and data will reflect updated provisions outlined in the Medicare Program; Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and Alternative Payment Model (APM) Incentive under the Physician Fee Schedule, and Criteria for Physician-Focused Payment Models final rule, issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on October 14th, 2016. We encourage you to review and provide feedback once they become available. Additional information on the Quality Payment Program can be found here.
For additional information on the 2015 edition requirements, please visit https://www.healthit.gov/policy-researchers-implementers/2015-edition-final-rule.
Questions may be directed to the ONC Health IT Certification Program via email at: ONC.Certification@hhs.gov.