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CMS Pilot Programs To Analyze Quality Data Collection Via EHRs

Under CMS‘ proposed rules released last week for hospital and physician payment policies in 2012, the agency provides details of pilot programs aimed at testing online reporting of clinical quality data from electronic health records, InformationWeek reports. The pilot programs are intended to pave the way for health care providers to submit quality reporting data online from EHRs to a CMS website. The agency is not yet prepared to accept such data online.