On June 28, NYeC submitted comments to CMS on the FY 2022 Inpatient Prospective Payment System Proposed Rule. Our comments express support for CMS’ inclusion of an alternative health information exchange measure in the Medicare Promoting Interoperability Program, with some suggested clarifications. It also details how HIEs in the SHIN-NY are supporting digital quality measurement and assisting hospitals in closing gaps in demographic data. Our comments reflect NYeC’s continued commitment to partnering with CMS and recommends that CMS continue to leverage HIE infrastructure and encourage participation in HIEs in order to enable secure, meaningful, and scalable data sharing across all sectors of care.
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