A panel of local health information exchange (HIE) experts led a discussion on the challenges and policies impacting the state’s health information network (HIN) at the 2023 Texas State of Reform Health Policy Conference in Austin last week.     As part of its requirements under the 21st Century Cures Act, the Office of the … Read more

The Texas Department of Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) announced last month that it will request a one-year “good faith effort” (GFE) extension on the federally mandated implementation of its electronic billing system for home health caregivers. Known as Electronic Visit Verification (EVV), the technology verifies where and when a caregiver begins and ends … Read more