EHRA to CMS on IPPS rules: Focus 'high-value' measures, keep 90-day reporting

Healthcare IT News: The HIMSS Electronic Health Record Association submitted comments to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services this week about its proposed Inpatient Prospective Payment System rules for acute and long-term care hospitals.

In its letter to CMS Administrator Seema Verma about the 2020 IPPS Proposed Rule, the HIMSS EHR Association, which represents more than 30 health IT vendors, said it appreciated the agency's efforts to "facilitate interoperability and to reduce clinician burden by focusing on high-value reporting measures." (HIMSS is the parent company of Healthcare IT News.)

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