Usability, user experience (UX), human factors and human-computer interaction have a profound impact on the delivery of healthcare.
Usability/User Experience - Key Policy Issues
We had a conversation with the HIMSS Government Relations team to learn how the proposed changes by CMS, if finalized, could expand access to telehealth, support progress toward addressing the opioid epidemic, and ultimately address the issue of clinician burden.
With CMS's new proposal, they hope to modernize Medicare payment policies, promoting access to virtual care, saving Medicare beneficiaries time and money while improving access to high-quality services no matter where they live.
On July 12, 2018, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released their proposed changes to the Physician Fee Schedule which include their proposed updates to the Quality Payment Program in the Revisions to Payment Policies under the Physician Fee Schedule and Other Revisions to Part B for CY 2019; Medicare Shared Savings Program Requirements Proposed Rule.