Michigan forsees its finance model advancing in three stages. In the Startup & Pilot phase, State HIE Cooperative Agreement funds and State of Michigan matching funds will finance HIE. In the Production Stage (beginning in 2012), access and usage fees will be applied to participating payers and sub-state HIEs (additional membership, subscription, sponsorship, transaction, and […]
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Governance of HIE in Michigan will consist primarily of two entities: an HIT Commission (the HIE policy setting entity) that advises the Michigan Department of Community Health and the nonprofit Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services Governance Board (the HIE operational entity). The HIT Commission is a multi-stakeholder body that was created by the state […]
The Illinois House of Representatives has passed H.R. 6441, a bill establishing a governance model for HIE in Illinois. The Illinois Senate is now considering this bill. Under the proposal, an Illinois Health Information Exchange Authority (an instrumentality and administrative agency of the State of Illinois) would be created. It would be made up of […]
The Director of MaineCare will have a seat on the state’s HIT Steering Committee. Planning is underway now to build an exchange of select clinical data between HealthInfoNet and MaineCare’s MMIS.
South Carolina’s Medicaid agency, the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, is the state designated entity for HIT in the state and will collaborate with the governance body (SCHIEx Council).
Medicaid is a member of the NMHIC General Steering Committee and is expected to be a member of the Executive Steering Committee.
New Jersey’s HIT targets include: improving quality of care for Medicaid recipients; improved chronic and preventive care; reducing medication errors; coordinating and integrating care/improving access to clinical information; quality monitoring and program improvement; improving efficiency and saving costs for Medicaid agencies; clinical data HIE; better automation of the prior approval process; improved quality measurement and […]
Nebraska’s Medicaid HIT targets include: e-eligibility; e-claims expansions; e-prescribing; identification of the Medicaid stakeholder provider community members that qualify for inclusion in HIE and associated EMR/EHR initiatives and incentives; identification of providers who demonstrate increased efficiencies, reduce overuse of services, reduce the duplication of services, and produce improved clinical health outcomes. As a payer, Medicaid […]
Points of integration between Medicaid and general HIE planning in Missouri include: Meaningful use; Medicaid data sharing; Medicaid incentive program deployment; Program Administration and Planning; and Medicaid/Medicare Incentive Program Coordination.
Data from the Medicaid long term care population will be made available through the HIE as part of collaboration with Department of Health and Mental Hygiene on the MITA Initiative. The SOA Integration Framework will enable bi-directional real-time interface with Maryland’s Client Automated Resources Eligibility System and the statewide HIE.