CMS encourages you to submit a measure proposal for the Annual Call for Measures for eligible hospitals and critical access hospitals participating in the Medicare Promoting Interoperability Program. Measure proposals will be accepted until June 29 and will be considered for inclusion in rulemaking in CY 2019. To propose a measure, send your application to CMSCallforMeasuresEHR@Ketchum.com.
CMS is interested in adding measures that:
- Build on the advanced use of certified electronic health record technology using 2015 Edition Standards and Certification Criteria
- Increase health information exchange and interoperability
- Continue improving program efficiency, effectiveness, and flexibility
- Measure patient outcomes
- Emphasize patient safety