On July 30, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services launched the Data at the Point of Care (DPC) pilot program to give health care professionals direct access to Medicare claims data. The goal is to give the participating professionals a more structured and complete beneficiary history. The available data includes the beneficaries’ previous diagnoses, past procedures, and hospital and emergency department utilization, and medication lists. CMS seeks to initiate the first DPC data exchanges in September 2019 with a few provider organizations who have demonstrated their readiness to test the process. There will be no cost for data . . .
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