Modern Healthcare: CMS innovation center may ramp up data exchange plans

“The CMS may use its innovation center to push early adoption of newly proposed transparency and data-blocking rules.”

“While there are many ways to encourage transparency, HHS Deputy Administrator Adam Boehler said the center’s models could “drive that sooner” with their advanced models.”

“Where you eventually want to get here is relatively simple: You want patients and their delegates to get free access to electronic, easy to use information within 24 hours,” Boehler, who’s also director of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation, said during a news briefing Wednesday at HIMSS19.

“Those proposals could start coming out of the CMMI in the next few months, he said, adding that the approach could be…” Read the full article here.

Source: CMS innovation center may ramp up data exchange plans – By Matthew Weinstock, February 13, 2019. Modern Healthcare.

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