Healthcare industry concerns are our concerns, too

Greenway Health understands the regulations, deadlines, and security requirements your practice faces.

We stay up-to-date on the healthcare industry and share our knowledge with you.

We keep you informed, help you navigate a complex system, and develop tools that enable you to provide exceptional care.

Insights into a changing healthcare industry

How can I learn about Greenway Health’s position on various topics?

We value transparency, which is why we share our position publicly through press releases and published comment letters. 

Which industry topics does Greenway Health monitor?

We stay informed of all legislative issues that affect customers and the healthcare industry, including: 

  • Protecting physician reimbursement
  • Value-based medicine
  • MACRA
  • Accountable care
  • ACOs
  • Interoperability
  • Standards
  • Meaningful Use
  • Consumerism
  • Health IT innovation
  • Health information exchange (HIE)
  • Patient safety
  • Patient engagement
  • Quality
  • Healthcare privacy
  • Security
  • Confidentiality
  • Compliance
  • EHR certification
  • Health IT adoption incentives
  • Health IT adoption modeling and forecasting
  • Health IT return on investment (ROI)
  • The globalization of healthcare
What federal agencies have oversight capabilities that impact my practice and healthcare information technology (HIT) development?

Within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) sets annual physician fee schedules and administers incentive programs such as MACRA.

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) administers certification programs of electronic health records (EHRs) and is increasingly establishing data exchange standards and interoperability timelines and governance impacting ambulatory and hospital care. The ONC also authorizes the funding of state and regional HIE programs.

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) also have established guidance and regulatory examinations of healthcare information technology. In addition, Congress has in the last two years put forth an unprecedented number of bills relating to physician payment, diagnostic coding, and physician incentive programs.

How does Greenway Health engage with Congress and federal agencies?

As a founding member of the Electronic Health Record Association (EHRA), Greenway Health has staff members who participate in EHRA committees focusing on public policy, exchange standards, patient safety, privacy and security, and other issues. The association maintains an ongoing dialogue with Congress and federal agencies formalized through public comment.

Individually, Greenway interacts directly with ONC and CMS staff, and conducts periodic visits to Congressional offices in Washington.

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