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Beyond Electronic Health Records: HIT Infrasctructure of APMs

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This article summarizes the work of the Advanced Health Models and Meaningful Use Work Group that met on Nov. 5, 2015, to discuss which technologies and tools would need to be certified as part of the HIT infrastructure for alternative payment models (APMs) set to take effect for providers in 2019 under Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) in 2019. Of particular importance, the group specified certain capabilities it deemed crucial to achieve provider success in alternative payment models (APMs).