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Hospitals push HHS to align reporting requirements for health IT to ease burden
Modern Healthcare

The Trump administration’s continued push to ease regulatory burden should include aligning reporting requirements for health information technology programs, a constellation of hospital and health IT groups said.

As mandated by the 21st Century Cures Act, the CMS and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology last November released a draft strategy to simply reporting requirements under the Promoting Interoperability and Quality Payment Program—formerly known as meaningful use—and standardize the use of electronic health records. Industry groups had until this week to file comments.