This session will allow the audience to hear leadership within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) describe the agency’s plans for value-based purchasing and the roles for technology and HIE in enabling these policies. The introduction of new requirements under MACRA, MIPS and APMS are dependent upon interoperability and health information exchange. Combined with expanded federal funding sources, these policies are driving new solutions, partnerships and business models.
Describe how the Department of Health and Human Services’ models for payment reform impact health information exchange
Explain the opportunities for supporting exchange activities across the broader healthcare stakeholder community. Assess how HHS reimbursement strategies impact the business case for health information exchange
Identify the Medicaid system priorities for 2017 that are shaping the interoperability agenda and approach
Describe the strategies HHS will employ to advance interoperability, including convening authority to improve public-private collaboration and use of policy and payment levers