Home Health & Hospice

Why did CMS develop a voluntary health information technology (HIT) survey for postacute care (PAC) providers?

Homecare Insider, March 2, 2015

CMS first developed the PAC-centered survey to gauge if and how providers in this sector have begun using HIT, including electronic health information exchange and electronic health records to fuel coordinated care transitions and support their clinical care services—even in the absence of direct financial incentives. In addition, the agency hopes to learn more about both the benefits and barriers to adoption.