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Understanding Clinical Quality Language (CQL)

Understanding Clinical Quality Language (CQL)  How Healthcare Quality Measures Work The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) employs Clinical Quality Measures (CQMs) to measure the quality of healthcare services…

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CMS-Form 1500
New York State Workers’ Compensation

Changes in New York Workers Compensation Regulation: To improve healthcare participation of the providers in the New York State workers compensation system and to improve the condition of injured workers/employees’…

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ONC’s proposed rule to improve the Interoperability of Electronic Health Information

The Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) for Health Information Technology has proposed a rule to put into practice the key provisions in the 21st Century Cures Act. The proposed rule breaks down the existing barriers to important data exchange needed to empower patients by giving them access to their own health care. This whitepaper talks about the scope and impact that the proposed rule aims for.

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Infusion Therapy- Revolutionize
Infusion Therapy- Revolutionize

The new rule laid down by Medicare has included Health and Safety Standards for Home Infusion Therapy and new rules and regulations to administer Infusion Therapy. A considerable amount of change has also been made in the payment system of Infusion Therapy to overcome the issues previously faced by it.

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RPM- Remote Patient Monitoring
Medicare welcomes RPM

Medicare has recently adopted a major technological change; Remote Patient Monitoring device, which is a method of healthcare delivery that uses the latest advances in information technology to gather patient data outside traditional healthcare settings.

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TEFCA- Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement
TEFCA- An initiative by the US Government to streamline data exchange

The Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement has been initiated by the US Government to streamline data exchange by building a network of Health Information Networks under the management of ONCHIT. The common agreement may include a common method for authenticating trusted health information network participants and a common set of rules for trusted exchange. There are a basic set of principles and terms and conditions proposed in TEFCA to mitigate the challenges faced in data exchange.

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