Three new clients partner with HealthTech Solutions for the EHR incentives effort

October 25, 2018 // News Room, Our Blog

HealthTech Solutions is excited to announce three new members to our State Level Registry (SLR) solution package. South Dakota and the District of Columbia now join four other states and one U.S. territory in using our SLR software: Alabama, American Samoa, Louisiana, South Carolina, and Wyoming. North Dakota will begin using our auditing and technical […]

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1332 waiver flexibility: What do states need to know?

October 24, 2018 // News Room, Our Blog

This week, the Trump Administration created additional flexibility for states considering how to use section 1332 waivers to support more affordable insurance options in the individual market. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) sent a letter to states addressing the new flexibilities that would be offered and noting that the previous policy guidance, […]

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Policy Primer Part 2: What will TEFCA do?

October 20, 2018 // News Room, Our Blog

Recently, we wrote a high-level overview of the Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (TEFCA) and the interoperability challenges it will address. In this post, we will explain more about the challenges in the current health data exchange landscape and the goals of TEFCA. This post is the second part of the TEFCA primer. For […]

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Urban Institute and HealthTech Solutions team selected for ONC contract

October 18, 2018 // News Room, Our Blog

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) will establish comparison criteria for choosing an Electronic Health Record (EHR) vendor. ONC selected the Urban Institute to lead this program in partnership with HealthTech Solutions.     The EHR Reporting Program is mandated by Section 4002(c) […]

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Congress passed the SUPPORT Act. What is important for states to know?

October 10, 2018 // News Room, Our Blog

Last week, Congress reached bipartisan, bicameral consensus on an opioids legislation and spending package. The President is expected to sign it this week. The law will be known as the “Substance Use–Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment for Patients and Communities Act’’ or, more commonly as the ‘‘SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act.” […]

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