“Ad Hoc, along with team members Fearless and Ellumen, Inc., have been awarded a new, four-year contract to continue supporting the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on the Blue Button 2.0 project.”
“The Blue Button 2.0 program is a pivotal part of the move towards a more interoperable healthcare system that will give people more control over their healthcare data. ‘As digital health care evolves, data becomes an important resource that patients can use to improve health outcomes for themselves, and as part of research groups,’ CMS said in describing the Blue Button 2.0 program…”
“The program includes an API that allows Medicare beneficiaries to connect their claims data to applications, services, and research programs they trust. It also offers simple access for authorized developers to four years of Medicare data for 53 million Medicare beneficiaries. Beyond the API, the program runs a data platform that powers the Beneficiary Claims Data API, Data at the Point of Care, and other critical programs at CMS…” Read the full press release here.
Source: Ad Hoc, Fearless, and Ellumen win contract to continue support of Blue Button 2.0 – By Greg Gershman, June 9, 2020. Ad Hoc.