Politico Morning eHealth Coverage of BHIT Letter
On December 5, 2018, Politico Morning eHealth featured an update from the BHIT Coalition.
BEHAVIORAL HEALTH IT COALITION LETTER TO CMS: The Behavioral Health IT Coalition wants CMS to boost health IT as it implements the new SUPPORT Act, H.R. 6 (115), law to combat the opioid crisis. Specifically, the coalition — with members like the American Psychological Association and Association of Behavioral Health and Wellness — wants proof of interoperability capability to be mandated to be eligible for CMMI demonstrations, as well as use of ePrescribing for medication assisted therapy demonstrations.