Health IT Issues

NASL 2022 Issue Briefs:


Expand Medicare Beneficiaries’ Access to Digital Health, Including Telehealth & Remote Patient Monitoring  (Feb 2022)


Support the Stabilizing Medicare Access to Rehabilitation and Therapy (SMART) Act of 2021 (H.R. 5536) (Feb 2022)


Hospital Observation Status Harms Beneficiaries' Access to Medicare's Skilled Nursing Benefit

NASL's Information Technology (IT) Committee focuses on national health IT policy issues. Committee priorities include:

• Standards & certification criteria, plus advancing health IT interoperability; 
• Engaging federal policymakers on health IT issues; 
• Increasing visibility of health IT in LTPAC;
• Tracking of Meaningful Use, HIEs, eQuality Measures & more; and 
• Promoting LTPAC’s unique role in delivering person-centered, holistic care & understanding of care transitions.  

Issue Overview
ONC Brief - HIT Use & Value Delivered by LTPAC 
Medicare EHR Incentive Program
Meaningful Use of Certified EHRs
Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC)
Regional Extension Centers (RECs)
Beacon Communities
State Health Information Exchange (HIE)
E-prescribing Incentive Program

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