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  • Colorado Medicaid EHR Incentive Program Registration and Attestation Site is Open

    By on May 10, 2016

    Colorado Medicaid EHR Incentive Program Registration and Attestation Site is Open   The Colorado Registration & Attestation site (R&A) for eligible professionals (EP)s for program year 2015 opened on April 29, 2016. The R&A will have a 60-day attestation window for EPs and will close on June 30th so...

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  • PRESS RELEASE FROM HHS SECRETARY SYLVIA BURWELL – QUALITY PAYMENT PROGRAM

    By on April 29, 2016

    PRESS RELEASE FROM HHS SECRETARY SYLVIA BURWELL – QUALITY PAYMENT PROGRAM  Like many people, I rely on my doctor. I trust her to help me make some of the most important decisions in my life. I have come to her sick, worried and scared, and she has given me...

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  • COLORADO REGISTRATION & ATTESTATION PORTAL OPENS TOMORROW!!

    By on April 28, 2016

    COLORADO REGISTRATION & ATTESTATION PORTAL OPENS TOMORROW!!   The Colorado Registration & Attestation site for Program Year 2015 Eligible Professionals is set to open tomorrow, April 29th. The site will close on June 30th, so we recommend you access it immediately and start reviewing the requirements. For those of...

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  • Please Support Efforts for a 90-day Meaningful Use Reporting Period for 2016

    By on April 25, 2016

    Please Support Efforts for a 90-day Meaningful Use Reporting Period for 2016 Why it Matters: The bipartisan backing for a 90-day reporting period illustrates clear support for sensible changes to the Meaningful Use program and will help hundreds of thousands of providers be successful in 2016, a year of transition particularly...

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  • People Working Together for a Common Cause

    By on April 22, 2016

    People Working Together for a Common Cause Last week I had the opportunity to visit with many of our rural health clinics during the Forum, April 13 – 15, 2016.  We had a 215 attendees and this was the highest attendance to date — thanks for your ongoing support. ...

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  • CMS delays new hospital quality ratings amid pressure from Congress, industry

    By on April 21, 2016

    CMS delays new hospital quality ratings amid pressure from Congress, industry CMS postponed the release of new overall quality star ratings for U.S. hospitals one day before their scheduled reveal, bowing to pressure from lawmakers and industry stakeholders. Public release of the data is now slated for July, CMS said in...

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  • Attestation Site Open Date Delayed

    By on April 20, 2016

    Attestation Site Open Date Delayed The Colorado Registration & Attestation site for the Medicaid E HR attestation Program Year 2015 for Eligible Professionals opening has been delayed due to an issue found during testing. Therefore, the site will not be availablefor you to attest this Wednesday April 20th as was previously announced. CORHIO is...

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  • Pushing the Interoperability Envelope?

    By on April 20, 2016

    Pushing the Interoperability Envelope? Are you excited about advancing nationwide interoperability? Let others know about it! The Colorado Rural Health Center would like to share the following opportunities to get involved with national HIT discussions: Visit the ONC Interoperability Proving Ground (IPG) and show the world what your organization...

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  • Call for Proposals: 25th Annual Rural Health Conference

    By on April 19, 2016

    Call for Session Proposals The Colorado Rural Health Center (CRHC) is accepting proposals for conference sessions. Presentations will take place during the 25th Annual Rural Health Conference in Colorado Springs October 20 & 21, 2016. Proposals will be reviewed by the conference planning committee in early June. Preference will...

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  • Phase 2 of HIPAA Audits will Target Healthcare Industry’s Business Partners

    By on March 25, 2016

    Phase 2 of HIPAA Audits will Target Healthcare Industry’s Business Partners   Are your Policies and Procedures up-to-date? A new round of federal privacy and security audits will target the business associates of healthcare providers, insurers and other HIPAA-covered entities along with the entities themselves, according to the Office for Civil...

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