Previously known as meaningful use, Promoting Interoperability is the current program from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) designed to emphasize interoperability to enable the exchange of health information between providers and patients, and to incentivize providers to make it easier for patients to obtain their medical records electronically.
According to CMS, eligible hospitals and critical access hospitals must successfully attest for Promoting Interoperability to avoid a downward Medicare payment adjustment.
Attesting for the Promoting Interoperability program may seem overwhelming, but it doesn’t need to be. Our expert team of healthcare cybersecurity consultants are here to help – we specialize in conducting security risk assessments and documenting ePHI controls!
To help you prepare for Promoting Interoperability attestation, we will take you through 7 critical steps:
All 7 steps will qualify as your organization’s SRA for Promoting Interoperability. And, bonus! This same SRA will also fulfill the requirements for HIPAA and the NIST Cybersecurity Framework. In addition to conducting the security risk audit, consider performing a mock audit to ensure your organization is fully prepared.
Tell us a bit about your needs and one of our experts will reach out to schedule a meeting:
For more on and Promoting Interoperability, check out this article on meaningful use published in Compliance Today.