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Promoting Interoperability 2019: Sharing Electronic Health Record Information

Hess, Cathy Thomas BSN, RN, CWCN

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Advances in Skin & Wound Care: August 2019 - Volume 32 - Issue 8 - p 383-384
doi: 10.1097/01.ASW.0000576604.04916.d9
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While you are fully focused on managing your Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) documentation for your 2019 reporting, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has updated a number of important resource documents within the full resource library at the Quality Payment Program website: https://qpp.cms.gov/about/resource-library. One of these resources is the MIPS Promoting Interoperability Prevention of Information Blocking Attestation, updated in May.1 Allow me to share the information with you (Table). Read it carefully to ensure you are aware of the updated information blocking material—and continue your diligent MIPS documentation!

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THE MERIT-BASED INCENTIVE PAYMENT SYSTEM (MIPS) PROMOTING INTEROPERABILITY PREVENTION OF INFORMATION BLOCKING ATTESTATION: MAKING SURE ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORD (EHR) INFORMATION IS SHARED1

Reference

1. Quality Payment Program. 2019 PI Information Blocking Factsheet. Updated May 31, 2019. https://qpp.cms.gov/about/resource-library. Last accessed June 25, 2019.
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