HIT Advocacy

What has TMA done to advocate for physicians when it comes to health information technology?

TMA Comment Letter on 2020 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) and MACRA Quality Payment Program (QPP) Proposed Rule (Sept. 27, 2019)

TMA Comments to CMS on Secure Electronic Prior Authorization for Medicare Part D (Aug. 16, 2019)

TMA Comments to ONC on TEFCA Draft Two (June 17, 2019)

Texans Invite AMA to Join Crusade to Fix QPP (Texas Medicine Today, June 5, 2019)

TMA Comments to ONC on Information Blocking (June 3, 2019)

TMA comments to CMS on Interoperability and Patient Access (June 3, 2019)

Sign Letter Urging Congress to Address EHR Usability

TMA Comments to ONC Re: Reducing Regulatory and Administrative Burden with EHRs (Jan. 28, 2019)

TMA Comments to ONC Re: EHR Reporting Program Request for Information (Oct. 17, 2018)

TMA Comments on 2019 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule and QPP Proposed Rule(Sept. 10, 2018)

TMA Comments on Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems Rule (June 25, 2018)

TMA Comments to ONC Regarding Draft Trusted Exchange Framework (Feb. 20, 2018)

TMA Wins MIPS Exemption for Many Harvey-Affected Practices (Action, Dec. 15, 2017)

TMA Comments on 2018 MACRA Program  (Aug. 21, 2017)

TMA Letter to CMS Re: Proposed Rules On the Medicare and Medicaid Incentive Programs that are Part of the Hospital Inpatient and Long-Term Care Hospital Prospective Payment Systems (June 13, 2017) 

TMA Outlines EHR Concerns for House Chair (Action, Mar. 1, 2017)

TMA Letter to House Chair, Kevin Brady Re: Health Information Exchange (Feb. 15, 2017)

TMA, AMA Letter Asking CMS to Defer Implementation of the 2015 Edition of Certified Electronic Health Record Technology (CEHRT) (Feb. 27, 2017)

Make a New Plan, Stan: Physicians Offer 50 Ways to Better MACRA (News release, June 27, 2016)  

TMA letter to CMS Re: MACRA proposed rule (June 27, 2016) 

Letter from Tom Garcia, MD to Senator John Cornyn Re: Meaningful Use Program (Nov. 2, 2015)

Letter from Matt Murray, MD, Re: TMA Advocacy on the Federal Health IT Strategic Plan 2015 - 2020

TMA Comment Letter to CMS Re: Modifications to Meaningful Use During 2015 to 2017 Program Years (June 15, 2015)

TMA Comment Letter to CMS Re: Stage 3 Meaningful Use Proposed Rule (May 29, 2015)

TMA Comments to CMS Re: 2015 Certification of EHRs Criteria (Proposed Rules)  (May 29, 2015)

CMS Rebuffs TMA's Request to Drop Coercive MU Measures (Action, Mar. 16, 2015)

TMA Comment Letter to ONC Re: 2015 Federal Health IT Strategic Plan (Feb. 6, 2015)

TMA Comment Letter to CMS Re: Stage 2 Immediate Measure Suspension (Nov. 12, 2014)

TMA Asks Feds for Emergency Halt of EHR Rules (Action, Aug. 1, 2014)

TMA Comment Letter to CMS Re: EHR Program Modifications (July 18, 2014)

TMA Calls for Meaningful Use Moratorium (Action, July 1, 2014)

TMA's Response to Representative Upton, Chair of the Committee on Energy and Commerce (June 2014)

Committee on Energy and Commerce letter to ONC (June 3, 2014) 

TMA Letter to the ONC Re: Voluntary 2015 Edition EHR Certification Criteria Proposed Rule (April 28, 2014)

TMA Letter to CMS Re: the Delay of Stage 2 Meaningful Use (Dec. 11, 2013)

TMA Comments to CMS Re: Stark Law Exemption Extension (June 10, 2013)

TMA Comments on Reboot: Re-examining the Strategies Needed to Successfully Adopt Health IT (May 15, 2013)

Stephen J. Stack, MD's Testimony on EHRs and Meaningful Use - AMA (May 3, 2013)

Senators Want HITECH Act Reviewed (Action, May 1, 2013)

TMA Letter to ONC Re: RFI -- Advancing Interoperability and Health Information Exchange (Apr. 22, 2013)

TMA Letter to ONC Re: RFI on Clinical Quality Measures and EHR Reporting (April 8, 2013)

TMA Wants HIT Safety Czar (Action, Feb. 15, 2013)

TMA Comments to ONC Re: HIT Patient Safety Action and Surveillance Plan - February 4, 2013

TMA Comments to ONC Re: the Stage 3 Definition of Meaningful Use of EHRs - January 14, 2013

TMA Comments to CMS on Stage 2 Meaningful Use - May 7, 2012

TMA Comments to the ONC on the 2014 EHR Standards and Certification Criteria and Proposed Rule- May 7, 2012

TMA Comments on Meaningful Use Proposed Rule - March 15, 2010

TMA Backs Safety in Meaningful Use (Action, Apr. 1, 2010)

TMA, AMA Question HIT Incentives Timeline (Action, July 15, 2009)

TMA Wants 'Meaningful Use' Meaningful (Action, July 15, 2009)

What Stimulus Means to Texas Health Care (Action, Mar. 2, 1009)

What's NOT in the Stimulus Bill (Action, Feb. 16, 2009)

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October 01, 2019

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