The new policies are intended to provide states with more freedom to design innovative programs that drive better outcomes for beneficiaries and break down barriers that prevent the development and deployment of innovative programs.
HIMSS Congressional Affairs staff worked closely with the bill sponsors as they developed the current version. H.R. 4191 directly reflects HIMSS 2017 Congressional Ask – Create an HHS Cyber Leader Role.
To support better data-driven decisions in healthcare and demonstrate potential use in population health, the Medicaid information became freely and openly available on Oct. 16 via the Indiana Data Hub, maintained by the Management Performance Hub (MPH).