CMS Proposes Health IT Changes in 2015 Physician Fee Schedule

 

CMS released a proposed rule outlining its Physician Fee Schedule for calendar year 2015, which includes several health IT initiatives, FierceHealthIT reports.

Among other things, the 608-page proposed rule includes changes to:

  • Covered telehealth services (MacDonald, FierceHealthIT, 7/3);
  • Electronic health record requirements for certain providers (Goedert, Health Data Management, 7/6);
  • CMS' Physician Compare Website; and
  • The Physician Quality Reporting System.

The proposed rule is scheduled to be published in the Federal Register on July 11, and CMS will accept comments through Sept. 2 (FierceHealthIT, 7/3).

Read the source article at iHealthBeat

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