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LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES

WEBINARS

August

Health IT Matters: Focus on Rural Health
Date: August 19, 2021
Time: 1:00 - 2:00 pm EDT
Topic: Get involved with Health IT Matters on the 3rd Thursday of each month. This month, industry leaders will share the impact of Health IT on providing rural health care.
Register: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com

Patient Engagement: Implementation of DOH’s Patient Portal
Date: August 26, 2021
Time: 1:00 - 2:00 pm EDT
Topic: Join Florida Department of Health (DOH) staff for highlights on how DOH implemented their patient portal.
Register: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com

September

Health IT Matters: Focus on Behavioral Health
Date: September 16, 2021
Time: 1:00 - 2:00 pm EDT
Topic: You are invited to participate Health IT Matters on the 3rd Thursday of each month. This month we will be focusing on how Health IT is supporting Behavioral Health and the move to whole patient care.
Register: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com

Promoting Interoperability Program – Good Times!
Date: September 23, 2021
Time: 1:00 - 2:00 pm EDT
Topic:Program Year 2021 marked the end of the Promoting Interoperability Program. Join Agency staff as we talk about closeout activities, federal expectations and lessons learned.
Register: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com

IMPORTANT DATES

System available for Program Year 2021 applicationsJune 1, 2021
Deadline to submit Program Year 2021 applications July 31, 2021

PROGRAM UPDATES

For Program Year 2020, all providers will have a minimum 90-day EHR (also known as Meaningful Use) and Clinical Quality Measure (CQM) reporting period. Providers are encouraged to run Meaningful Use reports periodically to determine what measures are being met and what actions may need to be undertaken to reach thresholds.

FEATURED FAQ

Do I still have to attest if I have received six years of incentive payments?

Providers can only receive a maximum of six incentive payments; therefore, you do not have to attest through the Florida Medicaid Promoting Interoperability Program. However, providers are encouraged to determine if there are other incentive programs for which they may be eligible. Providers should also explore how their EHR investment can be used to support interoperability through participation in health information exchange initiatives and other programs supporting exchange of patient data. For more information on the Florida HIE, click HERE.