The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) have issued a Request for Information (RFI) entitled "Certification Frequency and Requirements for the Reporting of Quality Measures under CMS Programs," available at https://www.federalregister.gov/articles/2015/12/31/2015-32931/agency-in.... The RFI provides CMS and ONC with an opportunity to assess policy options that could improve the effectiveness of the certification of health IT and specifically the certification and testing of EHR products used for the reporting of quality measures. Select to access a blog discussing the RFI: http://blog.cms.gov/2015/12/30/improving-the-submission-of-quality-data-....
Federal Advisory Committee Schedule
Thursday, January 7, 10:00 a.m.: The new Certified Technology Comparison Task Force holds a virtual meeting. Learn more: http://bit.ly/1PsZYtz
Friday, January 8, 12:00 p.m.: The Certified Technology Comparison Task Force meets. Follow along here: http://bit.ly/1Sxp5y3