CMS open Medicaid IT strategy

ONC’s 2016 Report to Congress on Health IT Progress: Examining the HITECH Era and the Future of Health IT has a ton of valuable information as to how the CMS program is going to work to provide funding and technology assistance for the medical facilities that were left behind by the HITECH Act. Two very important sub-sections of the report directly relevant are:

  • Beyond the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs: Supporting Health Care Providers and Vulnerable Communities
  • Medicaid Funding to Advance the Flow of Electronic Health Information