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Promoting Interoperability (PI) Program

Promoting Interoperability (PI) Programs for Public Health 

doctor's stethoscopeIn the Fiscal Year (FY) 2022, Medicare Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems (IPPS) for Acute Care Hospitals (ACH) and the Long-Term Care Hospital (LTCH) Prospective Payment System (PPS) Final Rule. CMS finalized changes to the Medicare Promoting Interoperability Program for eligible hospitals and critical access hospitals (CAHs) attesting to CMS.

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Registration and On-Boarding for Public Health MU Objectives

In alignment with the activities related to the Electronic Health Record (EHR), Medicare's Merit-based Incentive Program (MIPS), the Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) has an online Meaningful Use Registration and Communications System (MURCS). The system is capable of collecting and recording all aspects of the onboarding process for EP's, ACH, and LTCH's wanting to submit electronic data on:

The intent of the system will allow the user to enter the required information to inform the specific programs within the public health system and keep an audit trail of their MU efforts with public health in Arkansas. Those interested in pursuing the public health Meaningful Use objectives can proceed to the Meaningful Use Registration and Communications System (MURCS) or click the registration link below.


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Additional Resources

Public Health Accrediation Board
Arkansas Department of Health
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